Tenement Apartment Tours

The Moores: Pilot Focus Group (ONSITE ONLY)

Join us for a special focus group about our upcoming exhibit on Joseph and Rachel Moore, African American tenement residents in the 1860s. Joseph Moore moves from New Jersey to Manhattan in 1857, his wife Rachel from Kingston, New York in the same decade. They live in a rear tenement in today’s SoHo neighborhood, in a building with both Irish and African American New Yorkers. In this focus group, you’ll hear about the latest research on Joseph and Rachel Moore, explore why they may have migrated to Manhattan, who their community was, and how they may have experienced this tumultuous moment in US history.  Give feedback and share questions to help develop the exhibit and research!

Please note: Masking is required on all indoor tours and in the Visitor Center. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time. Instead, they can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually.

Tenement Apartment Tours

The Moores: Pilot Focus Group (ONSITE ONLY)

Join us for a special focus group about our upcoming exhibit on Joseph and Rachel Moore, African American tenement residents in the 1860s. Joseph Moore moves from New Jersey to Manhattan in 1857, his wife Rachel from Kingston, New York in the same decade. They live in a rear tenement in today’s SoHo neighborhood, in a building with both Irish and African American New Yorkers. In this focus group, you’ll hear about the latest research on Joseph and Rachel Moore, explore why they may have migrated to Manhattan, who their community was, and how they may have experienced this tumultuous moment in US history.  Give feedback and share questions to help develop the exhibit and research!

Tour type
Tenement Apartment Tours
Tour Location
Tour begins at 103 Orchard Street
Tour Duration
60 minutes
Recommended ages
Ages 5 + Permitted
Wheelchair Accessible

No tickets available.

We are not currently offering this program. Visit our tour calendar to explore our ongoing apartment tours and neighborhood walking tours!


You can host a private tour for a small group at a flat rate of $360 (Monday – Friday between 10 am – 5 pm) and $450 outside of business hours and on weekends and holidays. Members receive a 15% discount. Submit an inquiry.

Masking is required on all indoor tours and in the Visitor Center.

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