Virtual Experiences

While you can’t visit inside our historic tenement buildings, we offer virtual opportunities to experience the Museum. Attend one of our free public talks on YouTube, purchase tickets for a virtual tour, or host your own private event or field trip.

Join us for our first ever Virtual Gala!

Register now for our most epic and accessible gala ever on April 29! The event will include a sneak peek of our new permanent exhibit exploring Black history in Lower Manhattan, and a behind the scenes look at the ongoing stabilization of our historic tenement buildings.

For the first time, you have the option to attend our gala for free or with a suggested donation! Sponsorship and tickets are also available with special benefits. All funds raised for this gala will provide crucial support for the Museum’s continued survival.

Virtual Tenement Tours

Purchase tickets to a live, virtual apartment tour of a family who lived in our historic buildings in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Calendar of Events

Explore our schedule of upcoming free public events on YouTube Live, and purchase tickets for upcoming virtual tours. 


Private Virtual Events

Private Virtual Events

Whether you are planning a group experience for your staff, alumni group, club, family, or friends, the Tenement Museum offers truly unique virtual event options. Your guests will interact with experts, educators, or costumed interpreters, and be guided through the recreated spaces of our historic tenement buildings and the lives of the families who lived there, using videos, archival images, and oral histories.

Virtual Field Trips

The Tenement Museum’s private virtual K-12 field trips offers your class a chance a ‘visit’ to our recreated apartments from anywhere in the world.

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Women working at sewing machines in a 1930s garment factory.

Digital Stories

Check out our collection of online Tenement Museum content, from digital exhibitions, videos, podcasts, in-depth articles, downloads, and more!