Shop the Tenement Museum’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Give the gift that tells a story.

The Tenement Museum has a wide array of books, housewares, toys, knick-knacks, and keepsakes to make your holiday season a special one. Explore our unique collection of memorable gifts for everyone in your life. Help support the Tenement Museum and its mission by holiday shopping with us this year!

Limited-time offer!
Now through December 31st | Get 25% off with code SNOW. Online only. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Collect ‘Em All ☕

Shop one-of-a-kind Tenement Museum mementos — including our brand-new 14oz stackable mugs!

Featuring several of our families’ tenement apartments, these 14oz mugs are just as advertised – stackable, collectible, and especially memorable. Start your collection with a mug from each floor or mix and match to create your very own mini Tenement Museum!

Top Museum Faves

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

Tenement Fire Escape Ornament
$19.99 ($14.99 with code SNOW)
This delicate ornament pays homage to the New York City fire escape, a site of genuine connection (and drying laundry).

Lower East Side themed denim tote bag

Denim Lower East Side Tote Bag
$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)
Celebrate the Lower East Side wherever you go with this super handy tote bag!

Lower East Side Onesie
$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)
A Tenement Museum exclusive, this adorable onesie will make your little one a local!

As Seen on Tenement Book Talks

Featured in our series of livestreamed book talks, these top-listed stars are flying off the shelf! Whether your loved one is a history buff, a foodie, or has immigrant heritage, there’s something for every book lover here.

97 Orchard: An Edible History
$14.99 ($11.24 with code SNOW)
In 97 Orchard, Jane Ziegelman explores the culinary life that was the heart and soul of New York’s Lower East Side around the turn of the 20th century through five immigrant families trying to start anew.

Featured on: Book Talk – An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families

The Kitchen without Borders
$24.95 ($18.71 with code SNOW)
In 70 authentic, nourishing recipes, with roots and soul that run as deep as their flavors, The Kitchen without Borders brings the culinary traditions of 14 chefs from around the world right to our tables.

Featured on: Book Talk – The Kitchens without Borders

$28.99 ($21.74 with code SNOW)
In Koshersoul, Michael W. Twitty considers the crossroads of two incredibly distinctive culinary cultures: the foods and traditions of the African Atlantic and the global Jewish diaspora.

Featured on: Tenement Talk – Koshersoul

Trendy Tenement Threads

Express your love of style this season with these unique statement pieces!

Chicken Bag
$39.99 ($29.99 with code SNOW)
A refreshingly unique take on the classic handbag. Our chicken bags are sure to put anyone’s day on its sunny side up!

light fashion scarf patterned with an old, retro map of New York City

New York Map Scarf
$65.00 ($48.75 with code SNOW)
A wearable map doubling as a one-of-a-kind scarf!

light gold necklace with a re-fashioned subway token on its chain

Transit Token Necklace
$50.00 ($37.50 with code SNOW)
The subway didn’t always use MetroCards, you know! This necklace is the perfect piece of nostalgic NYC ’70s memorabilia.

I ❤️ NYC

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!

New York City Night Print 11×14
$29.99 ($22.49 with code SNOW)
The world’s most famous paper cup has been recreated as a classy, useful New York souvenir.

ceramic mug themed to resemble a classic Greek coffee cup

Classic Greek Ceramic Cup
$24.99 ($18.74 with code SNOW)
The world’s most famous paper cup has been recreated as a classy, useful New York souvenir.

silver bottle stopper with a Chrysler Building topper

Chrysler Building Bottle Stopper
$24.99 ($18.74 with code SNOW)
Uncork your favorite wine and celebrate with this Chrysler bottle stopper.

Stocking Stuffers

Need an idea for a great stocking stuffer? Look no further than these one-of-a-kind presents!

Catmas Carols
$14.99 ($11.24 with code SNOW)
Celebrate the season with twenty rollicking feline renditions of favorite Christmas carols. Sing (or meow) along to these festive odes!

The Alchemist’s Home Puzzle
$24.99 ($18.74 with code SNOW)
Descend into a world of mystery and fascinating detail of this 1000-piece puzzle!

Pack Rat Puppet
$32.99 ($24.74 with code SNOW)
With soft fur, expressive eyes and a little twitchy nose and tail, this adorable roly-poly puppet will win you over.

Gifts for Everyone

Museum Gift Cards

You know what they say: you can never go wrong with a gift card! A Tenement Museum gift card acts as a tour ticket voucher and can only be applied to the purchase of any apartment exhibit and neighborhood walking tour tickets.

Museum Memberships

Give the perfect gift to those in your life who love learning and history.

Virtual Field Trips

Give a class an opportunity to “visit” our recreated apartments from anywhere in the world.

The Baldizzi's Dressing Table

Private Virtual Events

Bring the Tenement Museum to your staff, alumni group, club, family, or friends for any occasion.