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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

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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, my friend, with our unique collection of gifts for all the HOSTS, NEW YORKERS, TRAVELERS, and KIDS in your life!

For the HOST…

You’ll never show up empty-handed with these stellar gifts for the host or hostess. Whether you’re invited to dinner or spending the weekend, show your appreciation with a holiday cookbook, clever kitchen tool, or party game!

  • Click to purchase: Little Book of Jewish Feasts, $18.95
  • Click to purchase: Up from Orchard Street, $16.00
  • Click to purchase: Wish Paper, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Banned Books Match Book Set, $9.99
  • Click to purchase: The Immigrant Cookbook, $35.00
  • Click to purchase: "Rest In Grease" Spoon Rest, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement Kitchen Brooch, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Salt & Pepper New York Landmarks, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Dangerous Experiments for After Dinner, $19.99
  • Coming Soon: Chicken Bag, $39.99
  • Click to purchase: Immigrant Foods Cocktail Tray, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement Food Tea Towel, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Fork & Spoon Earrings, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: "My Favorite Salad Is Wine" Socks, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: Tea Leaf Reading Kit, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: "My Favorite Salad Is Wine" Socks, $35.00

For the NEW YORKER…

For the New Yorker who has everything and claims they know everything, a selection of our most popular New York- centric goodies is sure to delight. Some of these items are so fun you might need to buy yourself a little something too!

  • Click to purchase: Tenements, Towers & Trash, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Main Street Puzzle, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement T-Shirt, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: I Never Knew That About New York, $16.00
  • Click to purchase: NYC Manhole Cover Trivet, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement Fire Escape Ornament, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Greetings NYC Scarf, $39.99
  • Click to purchase: 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, $23.00
  • Click to purchase: New York Times Crossword Puzzles, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Knee-High NYC Map Socks, $19.99
  • Coming Soon: A Tenement Story, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: New York Transit Token Necklace, $50.00
  • Click to purchase: Tenement Foods Zipped Pouch, $24.99
  • Click to purchase: Red Brownstone Tea Towel, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Blue Brownstone Tea Towel, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: The Gift of Tenement Museum Membership

For the TRAVELER…

Take New York with you wherever you go next! We’ve scoured the globe for a perfect mix of compact souvenirs and travel-inspiring presents. The perfect gifts for the trailblazing tourists, the NYC subway navigators or the wannabe wayfarers. 

  • Click to purchase: Lower East Side Tenement Tote, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Bird Watcher Necklace, $30.00
  • Click to purchase: New York Taxi Salt & Pepper Shakers, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: MTA Subway Map Playing Cards, $9.99
  • Click to purchase: MTA Subway Route Symbols Men's Sock, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: MTA Subway Route Symbols Female Sock, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: Transit Maps of the World, $35.00
  • Click to purchase: City Walks: New York, $15.95
  • Click to purchase: Manhattan Earrings, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement Museum 2019 Desk Calendar, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: New York Vintage Post Cards, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: Photo Mobile, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: Happiness Project Journal, $16.99
  • Click to purchase: Mini Retro Pens, $14.99
  • Click to purchase: Restaurants to Check Out, $10.95

For the KIDS…

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!

  • Click to purchase: Vintage New York Pencil Set, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Tenement: Immigrant Life on the Lower East Side, $17.00
  • Click to purchase: Statue of Liberty Eraser, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Organic Taxi Rattle Baby Toy, $19.99
  • Click to purchase: NYC Borough Puzzle, $24.99
  • Click to purchase: New York City, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Nanoblock Statue of Liberty, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Nanoblock Empire State Building, $29.99
  • Click to purchase: Multi Color Cubebot Micro, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Mini Subway Map Puzzle, $8.99
  • Click to purchase: Cubebot Micro, $12.99
  • Click to purchase: Ballparks Baseball, $24.99
  • Click to purchase: New York Map Baseball, $24.99
  • Click to purchase: New York Baby, $8.95
  • Click to purchase: How To Be An Explorer, $16.00

Happy shopping, and happy holidays from the Tenement Museum!