Building Tours

At Home in 1869

Hear the story of Joseph and Bridget Moore, Irish immigrants raising their three children in 97 Orchard Street in 1869. Through their recreated apartment, learn about their experiences in a mostly German neighborhood, and explore how they maintained their Irish identity in the face of discrimination. How were they making an Irish home in the heart of ‘Little Germany’?

Members, book your tickets with our member request form!

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, two weeks out from last dose, is required before taking a building tour for all visitors ages 5+. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and events. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Building Tours

At Home in 1869

Hear the story of Joseph and Bridget Moore, Irish immigrants raising their three children in 97 Orchard Street in 1869. Through their recreated apartment, learn about their experiences in a mostly German neighborhood, and explore how they maintained their Irish identity in the face of discrimination. How were they making an Irish home in the heart of ‘Little Germany’?

Members, book your tickets with our member request form!

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, two weeks out from last dose, is required before taking a building tour for all visitors ages 5+. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and events. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Tour type
Building Tours
Tour Location
97 Orchard Street, 4th Floor
Tour Duration
60 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 5 + Permitted
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

Tickets are available at the Visitor Center on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Ticket Price

Tickets

Adults $30
Seniors $30
Students $30
Members Free

You can host a private tour for a small group at a flat rate of $360 (Monday – Friday between 10 am – 5 pm) and $450 outside of business hours and on weekends and holidays. Members receive a 15% discount. Submit an inquiry.

Proof of vaccination is required for this tour

Please follow our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

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