2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Tenement Museum has a wide array of books, housewares, gifts, knick-knacks, and memorabilia to make your holiday season one for the history books! Everyone likes getting gifts, but is there anything better than being known among your friends and family as the person who gets everyone the perfect present? We’re here to help you claim that title with our unique collection of gifts for everyone in your life. Help support the Tenement Museum and its mission by holiday shopping with us this year!

Limited time offers!

25% off site-wide through December 31st with code SNOW

All orders with subtotal of $200+ will receive a free 2021 TM Wall Calendar; offer valid December 31st with code 2021

Featured 2020 Holiday Gift!

Tenement Fire Escape Ornament

This delicate, laser cut metal ornament pays homage to the New York City fire escape, a lifeline to our neighbors in a city where very few have access to outdoor space.

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

SPECIAL: Buy 20+ for 50% OFF. Perfect for Family of Corporate Gifts! Use code: FIREESCAPE at checkout. Valid through December 31st 2020.

For the Museum Lover

Do you have happy Tenement Museum memories? Do you have a loved one who loves the Lower East Side? These stylish pieces keep the happy memories and the love alive all year round.


Denim Lower East Side Tote Bag

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

Tenement T-Shirt

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

LES Foods Mug

$16.99 ($12.47 with code SNOW)

Gifts for Tots

Keep the kids busy through the holiday parties and the frostiest of snow days. They’ll be enjoying these challenging puzzles and educational reads well after the holidays. With such great finds, you might stock up for their next birthday too!


Victoria Confino: Paper Doll

$14.99 ($11.24 with code SNOW)

Lower East Side Onesie

$32.00 ($24.00 with code SNOW)

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World

$17.99 ($13.49 with code SNOW)

For the Book Lovers

Whether your loved one is a history buff, a foodie, or has immigrant heritage, there’s something for every book lover here!


A Tenement Story

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

Life on the Lower East Side

$29.95 ($22.46 with code SNOW)

The Historical Atlas of New York City

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

For the Foodie

These stylish items will class up any cook’s collection, from tiny NYC kitchens to more spacious spaces. Not only stylish but functional, these pieces are sure to be conversation starters around the dinner table.


Skyscraper Salt Pepper Shakers

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

Tenement Foods Tea Towel

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

Manhole Cover Trivet

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

For the Traveler

Give the gift of the Big Apple from this selection of our most popular New York- centric goodies. Some of these items are so fun you might need to buy yourself a little something too!


Newspaper Crossword Puzzle

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

Greek Coffee Cup

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

Main Street Puzzle

$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)

For the Fashionista

Express your love with style this season!


Sew-It Shoulder Tote

$24.99 ($18.74 with code SNOW)

New York City Scout Wristlet

$46.00 ($34.50 with code SNOW)

Ginkgo Leaf Earrings

$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)

This year you can gift your loved ones a private virtual experience! Receive 20% off gift certificates through December

Our Private Virtual Events provide an intimate, customizable experience for any group. Learn more about how you can gift a Private Virtual Event.

Or call 1-877-975-3786 to purchase.

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