The Tenement Museum offers several special programs designed to suit the needs of visitors with particular disabilities. Private tours for parties of 5 or more can be arranged for groups with disabilities.
To schedule a private tour for a group with special needs, email [email protected] or 646-518-3038.
Individuals who are Blind or have Low Vision
For groups of 5 or more, the Tenement Museum can combine any of our Apartment Tours with handling objects, verbal imaging and an architectural model of 97 Orchard and 103 Orchard. These private group programs are only available for groups of 5 or more, and must be booked in advance.
American Sign Language
The Tenement Museum’s Deaf educator, Alexandria Wailes leads Apartment Tour programs with advanced notice. If you have a group of five or more individuals, schedule a group ASL tour by contacting our Education Specialist for Access.
Visitors on the Autism Spectrum
Private tours for visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are available with at least two weeks advance notice for our Apartment Tour programs. These tours can take place on Tuesday, Friday, or Saturday before the museum opens or after the final public tour departs to ensure there are fewer people in our small space. Find out what else to expect here. To book this private tour, please call 646-518-3038 or e-mail [email protected].