Apartment Tours

Day in the Life: 1902

This combination apartment and walking tour takes you into the world of tenement families to explore the challenges and changes faced by Jewish immigrant mothers in 1902. Visit the Levine family’s tenement apartment, where Jennie Levine managed a household and oversaw family finances while her husband ran a garment factory in their front room. Then, walk the streets of the Lower East Side to see where and how women organized the kosher meat boycott of 1902, led by women like Jennie, which both divided and united Jewish Lower East Siders. This interactive tour invites you to explore how women asserted their rights before they had rights as citizens, and how they inspired future generations and movements.

*This is a hybrid walking/building tour.

 

An alternate indoor-only version of this tour, Tenement Women: 1902, also explores this story on a guided tour inside our tenement building.

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.

Apartment Tours

Day in the Life: 1902

This combination apartment and walking tour takes you into the world of tenement families to explore the challenges and changes faced by Jewish immigrant mothers in 1902. Visit the Levine family’s tenement apartment, where Jennie Levine managed a household and oversaw family finances while her husband ran a garment factory in their front room. Then, walk the streets of the Lower East Side to see where and how women organized the kosher meat boycott of 1902, led by women like Jennie, which both divided and united Jewish Lower East Siders. This interactive tour invites you to explore how women asserted their rights before they had rights as citizens, and how they inspired future generations and movements.

*This is a hybrid walking/building tour.

 

An alternate indoor-only version of this tour, Tenement Women: 1902, also explores this story on a guided tour inside our tenement building.
Tour type
Apartment Tours
Tour Location
Tour begins at 103 Orchard Street
Tour Duration
75 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 5 + Permitted
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

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Admission

  • Individual $30

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  • 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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