Apartment Tours, Experiences

Tenement Inspectors

Who is responsible for providing a safe and healthy home? Explore 97 Orchard Street from the perspective of a housing inspector in 1906. Talk to actors portraying a landlord and a resident to learn firsthand about the realities of tenement life on the Lower East Side. Explore the impact of recent housing laws and debate their results, and determine for yourself whether you’d consider 97 Orchard Street a safe and healthy place to live.

Tenement Inspectors is only available on select dates:

Sunday, January 20, 2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Please check our website six weeks prior to purchase tickets. 

Apartment Tours, Experiences

Tenement Inspectors

Who is responsible for providing a safe and healthy home? Explore 97 Orchard Street from the perspective of a housing inspector in 1906. Talk to actors portraying a landlord and a resident to learn firsthand about the realities of tenement life on the Lower East Side. Explore the impact of recent housing laws and debate their results, and determine for yourself whether you’d consider 97 Orchard Street a safe and healthy place to live.

Tenement Inspectors is only available on select dates:

Sunday, January 20, 2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Please check our website six weeks prior to purchase tickets. 

Tour type
Apartment Tours, Experiences
Tour Location
97 Orchard Street, 1st Floors
Tour Duration
1.5 Hours
Recommended ages
Ages 6 + Permitted

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

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Accessibility Information

  • This tour takes place on the first floor of 97 Orchard Street, in a series of small, low lit apartments. There are 9 steps to enter and 7 steps to exit. See building diagram.
  • This tour uses an outdoor stairwell with an open stair.
  • There will be limited seating available for visitors on 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.

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