New York, NY 10002
- Daily 10am-6pm
Village Voice's Description
Take the Lower East Side Walking Tour from April to December, Saturday & Sunday at 1 & 3 p.m. The tour visits a dozen sites important to immigrants past and present, including synagogues and churches, schools and storefronts. Visitors can discover how different waves of immigrants have transformed the neighborhood landscape.
Visitors Center Hours: Monday 11am-5:30pm; Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm; & Saturday & Sunday 10:45am-6pm
Tips from foursquare
The gift shop is one of my favorite stores in NYC. So many great books.
About 7,000 people, mostly immigrants, lived in this five-story building from 1863 to 1935. Tours trace the lives of five typical families. - Green Guide Editor
A great place to gain an understanding of how New York City came to be. The Tenement Museum is an eye opening experience as it takes you through actual families lives of those who lived there.
Take a Neighborhood Walking Tour to visit Lower East Side sites important to immigrants past & present.
Once home to 7,000 immigrants between 1863 and 1935, the museum now provides a unique look into the lives of its former residents. 50% discount on admission for National Trust members.
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