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Treasures of New York: Tenement Museum

January 21, 2024


Stream our episode of Treasures of New York with PBS — available now!

In this special short documentary, follow our journey to becoming the Tenement Museum you know and love — a one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to sharing and celebrating the stories of everyday people.

Short Documentary
Treasures of New York: Tenement Museum 
(26 min)

Step inside the Tenement Museum, an institution that bridges the gap between past and present by sharing the stories of some of the many tenement residents who called the Lower East Side home. In Treasures of New York: Tenement Museum, learn about this remarkable New York City institution and the thought-provoking ways in which they preserve history and shine a light on those that came before us.

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