Current Members

Thank you for your support! Below are your virtual benefits, and FAQs you will find helpful for navigating your Museum membership.

Member Benefits

  • Opportunity to submit questions to authors prior to Book Talks
  • 15% discount on private virtual tour bookings and private walking tour bookings
  • Tailored member communications
  • 50% discount on admission to food programs (when applicable)
  • Invitations to special programs and members-only events
  • Discounts to local shops and restaurants



Give the gift of a Tenement Museum membership to those in your life who love learning.


Watch our Virtual Gala Film

You’ll get a sneak peek of our new permanent exhibit exploring Black history in Lower Manhattan, and a behind-the-scenes look at the ongoing stabilization of our historic tenement buildings.

All funds raised for this gala will provide crucial support for the Museum’s continued survival, and right now, you can double your impact!

FAQs for Current Members

Our Visitor Services Team will be contacting you closer to your tour to share more information about our safety protocols, but you will need to bring with you a form of ID and your vaccination card, an image of your vaccination card, or show a version of your card using the Excelsior Pass.

Members can make reservations to upcoming virtual programs through the event pages.

You can find information on the upcoming member events on our events page.

To renew your membership online, you can click “Join or Renew” beside your desired membership level on our Membership page. Alternatively, if you would like to send in a check for your membership renewal, you may make your check out to The Tenement Museum and address the envelope to:

Attn: Development Office
Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002


Memberships are non-transferable. You can purchase a gift membership for friends and family.

At this time, the Membership Office is no longer printing physical membership cards, unless specifically requested. Your membership can be located using your name and address, so physical members cards are not necessary.

A portion of each membership contribution is tax-deductible. You will receive a tax receipt via email after you purchase your membership.

Simply enter the special code for members during checkout in the Coupon Code field. Please note: you do not need to create an account in the online shop to utilize your discount! The member code is included in member communications and your acknowledgment email.

Get in Touch

If you have any additional questions about your membership, please reach out to us at [email protected].