Apartment Tours, Experiences

Live! at Schneider’s Saloon

In this interactive program, meet John and Caroline Schneider, married German immigrants and proprietors of 97 Orchard Street’s first, and longest-lived business — a German beer saloon. Learn firsthand about striving for success in the heart of New York’s German immigrant neighborhood in 1874, a year of economic crisis and contentious politics. Take on the perspective of a reporter discovering this new kind of community and business popping up on the Lower East Side and enjoy German refreshments following your tour.

Tickets for LIVE! At Schneider’s Saloon are $35  for adults, $30 for students & seniors.

LIVE! at Schneider’s Saloon is only available on select dates:

Thursday, October 24, 2019 (6:30 pm)
Saturday, November 2, 2019 (10:00 am)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 (10:00 am)
Saturday, January 18, 2020 (10:00 am)

Please check our website six weeks prior to purchase tickets.

 

 

Apartment Tours, Experiences

Live! at Schneider’s Saloon

In this interactive program, meet John and Caroline Schneider, married German immigrants and proprietors of 97 Orchard Street’s first, and longest-lived business — a German beer saloon. Learn firsthand about striving for success in the heart of New York’s German immigrant neighborhood in 1874, a year of economic crisis and contentious politics. Take on the perspective of a reporter discovering this new kind of community and business popping up on the Lower East Side and enjoy German refreshments following your tour.

Tickets for LIVE! At Schneider’s Saloon are $35  for adults, $30 for students & seniors.

LIVE! at Schneider’s Saloon is only available on select dates:

Thursday, October 24, 2019 (6:30 pm)
Saturday, November 2, 2019 (10:00 am)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 (10:00 am)
Saturday, January 18, 2020 (10:00 am)

Please check our website six weeks prior to purchase tickets.

 

 

Tour type
Apartment Tours, Experiences
Tour Location
97 Orchard Street, Basement Level
Tour Duration
1.5 Hours
Recommended ages
Ages 6 + Permitted
Wheelchair Accessible

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

We’re sorry, but it looks like there aren’t any tours scheduled for your selected date. Please note our daily tour schedules are posted online 6 weeks in advance.

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Accessibility Information

  • This tour takes place on the basement level of 97 Orchard Street in a series of small, low lit spaces and apartments. There are 4 steps to enter and 4 steps to exit. See building diagram.
  • This tour uses an outdoor stairwell with an open stair.
  • This tour can also be accessed via a mobility lift located 325 feet away from where the tour begins. The lift capacity is below. To reserve tickets for individuals who use wheelchairs, visitors must call in advance, 1-877-975-3786.

Mobility lift capacity:
Maximum Weight: 750 lbs/340 kgs
Maximum Width: 33 in/.83 m
Maximum Length: 48 in/1.21

  • There will be limited seating available for visitors during this tour.
  • Braille materials are available if requested.
  • Assistive listening devices are available if requested.
  • The spaces you will visit on this tour are air conditioned.

 

For more information about accessibility at the Museum please visit the Accessibility at the Museum section.