Vaccine Required, Apartment Tours

Tenement Women: 1900s

Explore two sides of the same story and discover how immigrant women ran their households like a business. Visit Jennie Levine’s tenement apartment, where she oversaw the household while her husband ran a garment factory in their front room, and sought to keep her family fed in the wake of rising meat costs. Then, explore the story of Goldie Lustgarten, her family’s kosher butcher shop in the basement of 97 Orchard Streetand their role in the Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902, led by women like Jennie, which both divided and united Jewish Lower East Siders.  

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 at Play: 1916, an outdoor walking tour, or virtual tour.
Vaccine Required, Apartment Tours

Tenement Women: 1900s

Explore two sides of the same story and discover how immigrant women ran their households like a business. Visit Jennie Levine’s tenement apartment, where she oversaw the household while her husband ran a garment factory in their front room, and sought to keep her family fed in the wake of rising meat costs. Then, explore the story of Goldie Lustgarten, her family’s kosher butcher shop in the basement of 97 Orchard Streetand their role in the Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902, led by women like Jennie, which both divided and united Jewish Lower East Siders.  

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 at Play: 1916, an outdoor walking tour, or virtual tour.
Tour type
Vaccine Required, Apartment Tours
Tour Location
97 Orchard, Basement Level & 3rd Floor
Tour Duration
60 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

Tenement Women: 1900s 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.