Current Members

Please note: While the Museum’s doors remain closed due to the pandemic, the Tenement member community remains strong and vibrant. We have tailored Membership benefits to reflect our current virtual offerings, as well as providing early-bird access to limited walking tour tickets, starting this fall.


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

Member Virtual Benefits


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

Ad for "Virtual Tenement Museum Gala" on April 29 at 7:30 PM

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

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

You can find information on the upcoming member events here.

Even though the Museum’s doors are closed, our virtual doors are wide open! You may see all of the current annual benefits for membership and virtual engagement listed above or here.

To renew your membership online, you can click “Join or Renew” beside your desired membership level here. 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.

Please reach out to [email protected] if you have a question about the status of your membership.

The Membership Office is currently working remotely, so at this time, we are not able to send out membership cards. If you would like a membership card when we are able to return to the office, please let us know by contacting [email protected]. Otherwise, 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. Since the Membership Office is working remotely due to the Museum’s current closure, you will receive a tax receipt via email after you purchase your membership.

Since we are currently working remotely, please contact the Membership Office at [email protected].

Get in Touch

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