Planned Giving

By including the Tenement Museum in your will, you help guarantee that the Museum continues to share the im/migrant experience with thousands of visitors each year.

Orchard Street Society

Donors who indicate that they have named the Museum in their estate plans will be recognized as members of the Orchard Street Society, and are invited to free tours and special events throughout the year.

The Tenement Museum recommends that you consult your attorney, accountants, and other advisors when making a bequest.


Suggested Bequest Language

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, a non-profit educational and charitable organization whose mailing address is 103 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002, xxx percent of my estate (or, the sum of $xxx; or xxx percent of the residue of my estate) to support the Museum (or indicate a specific program or operating activity).


The Tenement Museum is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Tax ID/EIN 13-3475390.

For more information on planned giving at the Tenement Museum, please contact Ian Patrick, Director of Individual Giving, at 646-518-3015 or [email protected].