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Tour

View the restored apartments of past residents from different time periods.

Featured Building Tour

HARD TIMES: TOUR AND DISCUSSION

HARD TIMES: TOUR AND DISCUSSION

Spend extended time inside the Gumpertz and Baldizzi apartments and join in a discussion about themes arising from the tour. Share your experiences, thoughts and family histories with your educator and fellow visitors.

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To enhance your visit, arrive 30 minutes before your tour to watch our original film, 'An American Story', in the theater at our Visitor Center.

Walk

Explore the Lower East Side and the American Immigrant Experience.

BUILDING ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE

Every building on the Lower East Side tells its own story. On this tour you’ll hear some of those stories and learn about the architects, artists and everyday people who influenced the design and use of this neighborhood’s buildings and shaped the streetscape you see today.[Note: This tour does not enter any buildings.]

Limited Wheelchair Capacity
Call 1-877-97LESTM in advance for wheelchair tickets.

 

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Explore the neighborhood and continue the story! Take one of our walking tours in combination with a building tour and explore Lower East Side life -- past and present.

Meet

Visit a costumed interpreter playing a past resident of 97 Orchard Street.

Meet The Residents

VICTORIA CONFINO

VICTORIA CONFINO

Drop in on 14-year-old Victoria Confino, who lived in the tenement in 1916, to hear about the immigrant experience in a more intimate setting. Tour her apartment, ask her questions about her life, and get a unique perspective on adjusting to life on the Lower East Side.

Made possible by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Recommended for visitors with low vision.

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At The Museum

Tastings at the Tenement

Taste the immigrant foods that helped shape American cuisine.

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YOUR STORY, OUR STORY

Share your own family history and join us in telling the story of American immigration.

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