Apartment Tours, Experiences

Virtual Tour: Meet the Schneiders, 1870s

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:

Saturday, January 18, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday, February 8, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday March 7, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday April 4, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday May 2, 2020 (10:00 am)

Please check our website six weeks prior to purchase tickets.

 

 

Apartment Tours, Experiences

Virtual Tour: Meet the Schneiders, 1870s

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:

Saturday, January 18, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday, February 8, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday March 7, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday April 4, 2020 (10:00 am)

Saturday May 2, 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.