Tenement Apartment Tours

Exploring a Tenement: 1902

Join us for a special late afternoon tour that will include an exploration of the research, preservation, and restoration work that goes into every Tenement Museum tour. Learn about Jewish immigrants Harris and Jennie Levine as they ran a small factory and raised five children in this rapidly growing Jewish neighborhood, and how women in tenements formed community and managed conflict. Visit the Levine’s recreated tenement home, discover how we learned about the family, and get a special look at the unique process of reconstructing their 1902 apartment and what we’ve learned from 30 years of working in ‘ordinary’ buildings.


As part of the 97 Orchard Street preservation project, the Levine family apartment exhibit has been temporarily moved to our second historic tenement at 103 Orchard Street. Explore the fascinating story behind this 1888 tenement and its shared history with 97 Orchard in our newest digital exhibit, Brick by Brick: The Many Lives of 103 Orchard Street!

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

Exploring a Tenement: 1902

Join us for a special late afternoon tour that will include an exploration of the research, preservation, and restoration work that goes into every Tenement Museum tour. Learn about Jewish immigrants Harris and Jennie Levine as they ran a small factory and raised five children in this rapidly growing Jewish neighborhood, and how women in tenements formed community and managed conflict. Visit the Levine’s recreated tenement home, discover how we learned about the family, and get a special look at the unique process of reconstructing their 1902 apartment and what we’ve learned from 30 years of working in ‘ordinary’ buildings.


As part of the 97 Orchard Street preservation project, the Levine family apartment exhibit has been temporarily moved to our second historic tenement at 103 Orchard Street. Explore the fascinating story behind this 1888 tenement and its shared history with 97 Orchard in our newest digital exhibit, Brick by Brick: The Many Lives of 103 Orchard Street!
Tour type
Tenement Apartment Tours
Tour Location
103 Orchard Street
Tour Duration
60 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 6 + Permitted
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

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Admission

  • Individual $30

Member

  • Member $0

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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