The Tenement Museum offers interesting programs, events, and experiences beyond our regularly scheduled tours that provide visitors the opportunity to explore the themes of migration and immigration through the history of food, music, health, politics, and more.
Upcoming Thursday Evening Tours & Programs:
Every Thursday the Tenement Museum hosts special tours, programs, and events not offered daily.
April is food month at the Tenement Museum! It’s the perfect time to explore the history of American Cuisine with Tastings at the Tenement, offered every Thursday evening in April, Tenement Kitchens, offered on Thursday, April 18th, and our Foods of the Lower East Side walking tour, offered daily.
Upcoming Tenement Talks:
Costumed Interpreter Tours:
Discover life as an immigrant in 1916 through the eyes of 14-year-old Victoria Confino. A costumed actor portraying Victoria provides a first-person perspective inside her apartment. A family-friendly tour, visitors can engage with Victoria, explore her home, and ask questions about her daily life and the journey of becoming American.
LIVE! at the Tenement
On select Sundays throughout the year, the past comes alive as you experience moments of daily life at 97 Orchard Street and interact with actors portraying tenement residents in multiple apartments.
On select Sundays throughout the year, visitors can step into 1906 to meet a landlord and resident of 97 Orchard Street, and learn about the struggle for healthy and safe housing on the Lower East Side.