Tenement Apartment Tours

At Home in 1911

Visit the recreated 1910s apartment of an Eastern European Jewish family earning a living in the garment trade. Like the majority of immigrants at the time, the Rogarshevskys faced many challenges – with the added difficulties of raising six children in a three-room NYC tenement. Step into their home and experience what daily life was like for an immigrant family in 1911 – balancing work, family, community, and an evolving cultural identity.

An alternate combination apartment/walking tour version of this program is currently available, Day in the Life: 1911!

Please note: Masking is required on all indoor tours and in the Visitor Center. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time. Instead, they can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually.

Tenement Apartment Tours

At Home in 1911

Visit the recreated 1910s apartment of an Eastern European Jewish family earning a living in the garment trade. Like the majority of immigrants at the time, the Rogarshevskys faced many challenges – with the added difficulties of raising six children in a three-room NYC tenement. Step into their home and experience what daily life was like for an immigrant family in 1911 – balancing work, family, community, and an evolving cultural identity.

An alternate combination apartment/walking tour version of this program is currently available, Day in the Life: 1911!

Tour type
Tenement Apartment Tours
Tour Location
Tour begins at 103 Orchard Street
Tour Duration
60 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 5 + Permitted
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

No tickets available.

We are not currently offering this program. Visit our tour calendar to explore our ongoing apartment tours and neighborhood walking tours!


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.

Masking is required on all indoor tours and in the Visitor Center.

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