Check out the list of special programming available on Thursday December 13th after hours!
Last Call! At Schneider's Saloon
6:30 pm to 8 pm
Visit with John and Caroline Schneider, the married proprietors of 97 Orchard Street's first, and longest-lived business. This program is a special opportunity to learn firsthand about striving for success in the heart of New York's German immigrant neighborhood in 1874, a year of economic crisis and contentious politics. The tour also features interactive media. This program is available on Thursday, September 20th and October 18th.
Limited Wheelchair Capacity
Call 1-877-97LESTM in advance for wheelchair tickets.
Ground floor - 90 minutes - Recommended Ages 8+
Exploring 97 Orchard Street
5:30 pm to 7 pm & 6:30 to 8 pm
Go behind the scenes at the Tenement Museum and explore the layers of history in the tenement’s physical fabric. Learn how legislation and fashion spurred landlords and tenants to leave their mark on the building, and how paint experts, wallpaper conservators and urban archeologists "read" these layers to uncover 97 Orchard's stories.
1st, 2nd, & 4th Floors - 90 Minutes - Recommended Ages 12+
Under One Roof
6 pm to 7:30 pm
Brand New Tour! In the decades after World War II, the Lower East Side became one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods. Visit the homes of Bella Epstein, whose parents survived the Holocaust, Jose and Andy Velez, whose mother left Puerto Rico for garment work, and the Wong siblings, whose stories of their mother and other garment workers are highlighted in an interactive, recreated Chinatown garment shop.
3rd Floor - 90 Minutes - Recommended Ages 8 +
Accessible by elevator