Building Tours

At Home in 1933

Visit the recreated 1930s apartment of Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi, Italian immigrants raising their children in 97 Orchard Street during the Great Depression. Learn about how they persevered through the most severe economic downturn in history, making the most of what they had in their small tenement apartment. Explore home life in a time of national crisis and how the story of one family offers insight into our world today.

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required before taking a building tour for all visitors. Starting December 1st, fully vaccinated children ages 5+ will be permitted on building tours. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and eventsChildren under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Building Tours

At Home in 1933

Visit the recreated 1930s apartment of Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi, Italian immigrants raising their children in 97 Orchard Street during the Great Depression. Learn about how they persevered through the most severe economic downturn in history, making the most of what they had in their small tenement apartment. Explore home life in a time of national crisis and how the story of one family offers insight into our world today.

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required before taking a building tour for all visitors. Starting December 1st, fully vaccinated children ages 5+ will be permitted on building tours. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and eventsChildren under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Tour type
Building Tours
Tour Location
97 Orchard, 2nd Floor
Tour Duration
60 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 12 +
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

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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. Inquire here.

Proof of vaccination is required for this tour

Please follow our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

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