Apartment Tours, Experiences

Tenement Bedrooms

Take an intimate look at the most private space of a home: the bedroom. Hear about sex, childbirth, and birth control in the tenement, and see how ideas about women’s health and women’s bodies shifted over time. Discover what those changes in sexual behavior meant for the immigrant families of the Lower East Side. Tickets for Bedrooms at the Tenement are $28  for adults, $23 for students & seniors.

Tenement Bedrooms is available on the first and last Thursday evening of every month. Please select a Thursday date using the availability search on this page.

Apartment Tours, Experiences

Tenement Bedrooms

Take an intimate look at the most private space of a home: the bedroom. Hear about sex, childbirth, and birth control in the tenement, and see how ideas about women’s health and women’s bodies shifted over time. Discover what those changes in sexual behavior meant for the immigrant families of the Lower East Side. Tickets for Bedrooms at the Tenement are $28  for adults, $23 for students & seniors.

Tenement Bedrooms is available on the first and last Thursday evening of every month. Please select a Thursday date using the availability search on this page.

Tour type
Apartment Tours, Experiences
Tour Location
97 Orchard Street, Basement, 2nd & 3rd Floor
Tour Duration
1.5 Hours
Recommended ages
Ages 10 +
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

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

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Accessibility Information

  • This tour visits three different floors, climbing multiple flights of stairs, in a series of small, low lit apartments. See building diagram.
  • This tour uses an outdoor stairwell with an open stair.
  • Limited seating will be available during this tour.
  • Assistive listening devices are available if requested.

 

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