Building Tours

Day in the Life: 1933

This combination building and walking tour invites you into the world of the Baldizzi family in 1933, when the Great Depression and sweeping barriers to immigration were impacting the Lower East Side. You’ll explore how the Baldizzis lived their daily lives in their tenement home, and visit where they went to school, where they shopped and went to the movies, and how they connected to their communities within a time of national crises.

*This tour is a hybrid walking/building tour.

Please note: Unvaccinated visitors, including children under the age of 12, are not allowed on tours inside the historic buildings, and should schedule a visit to the museum by taking Meet Victoria: 1916, an outdoor walking tour, or virtual tour.
Building Tours

Day in the Life: 1933

This combination building and walking tour invites you into the world of the Baldizzi family in 1933, when the Great Depression and sweeping barriers to immigration were impacting the Lower East Side. You’ll explore how the Baldizzis lived their daily lives in their tenement home, and visit where they went to school, where they shopped and went to the movies, and how they connected to their communities within a time of national crises.

*This tour is a hybrid walking/building tour.

Please note: Unvaccinated visitors, including children under the age of 12, are not allowed on tours inside the historic buildings, and should schedule a visit to the museum by taking Meet Victoria: 1916, an outdoor walking tour, or virtual tour.
Tour type
Building Tours
Tour Location
97 Orchard Street, 2nd Floor (no elevator or lift access on this tour)
Tour Duration
75 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 12 +

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

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Ticket Price

Day in the Life: 1933 is offered on Thursdays through Mondays, and tickets are available to purchase three to five weeks in advance.

Tickets:

Adults $30
Seniors $30
Students $30
Members Free

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You can also host a private tour for a small group at a flat rate of $360 (Members 15% discount). Inquire here.

Proof of vaccination is required for this tour

Please follow our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines


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