The New York Times

Tenement Museum to Feature a Black Family’s Apartment for the First Time

December 19, 2023


For the past 35 years, the Tenement Museum has told the stories of immigrants and migrants who lived in New York City in the 19th and 20th centuries to help visitors better understand the city through the lives of its working class.

For the first time in its history, the museum will soon feature the apartment of a Black family as a permanent exhibit.

“A Union of Hope,” the new exhibit in the Lower East Side museum, will include the recreated apartment of Joseph Moore, a coachman, and Rachel Moore, a housekeeper. The exhibit was supposed to open in 2022, but was delayed because of renovations to modernize the building. Limited tours begin on Dec. 26, and it will open completely in February…

Read the rest of the article on The New York Times and reserve tickets now for A Union of Hope: 1869 — launching December 26th!