Virtual Tours

Virtual: Exploring a Tenement

On this virtual hard hat tour, visitors will get a behind the scenes look the process and philosophy behind the Tenement Museum’s recreated historic spaces. Learn what it takes to recreate apartments from the 1860s and 1930s with before and after pictures, highlights of often overlooked architectural details, and expert interviews with some of the folks who did the actual work. Understand why some areas of 97 Orchard haven’t been recreated, and how we make choices about preservation in our historic tenement.

Cost: $10/device; free with Museum membership

*For Tenement Museum Members, please use this form to set up your reservation.

Upcoming schedule:

  • Sunday, April 18 at 4:00pm ET
Virtual Tours

Virtual: Exploring a Tenement

On this virtual hard hat tour, visitors will get a behind the scenes look the process and philosophy behind the Tenement Museum’s recreated historic spaces. Learn what it takes to recreate apartments from the 1860s and 1930s with before and after pictures, highlights of often overlooked architectural details, and expert interviews with some of the folks who did the actual work. Understand why some areas of 97 Orchard haven’t been recreated, and how we make choices about preservation in our historic tenement.

Cost: $10/device; free with Museum membership

*For Tenement Museum Members, please use this form to set up your reservation.

Upcoming schedule:

  • Sunday, April 18 at 4:00pm ET
Tour type
Virtual Tours
Tour Location
Zoom
Tour Duration
1 hour

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

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