Experiences

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.

Costumed actor playing the role of John Schneider.
Date: June 13, 2019

Late Night Thursday: June 20

This week's exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

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Date: July 11, 2019

Late Night Thursday: July 11

This week's exciting programs include Tenement Bedrooms, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, and more.

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Date: July 18, 2019

Late Night Thursday: July 18

This week's exciting programs include Life and Death at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, and more.

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Date: July 25, 2019

Late Night Thursday: July 25

This week's exciting programs include Tenement Bedrooms, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, and more.

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Upcoming Tenement Talks:

This World Refugee Day, we host a conversation with entrepreneurs, and those creating programs and policies to support their work.

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Costumed Interpreter Tours:

Victoria Confino

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.

Tenement Inspectors

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.


Summer 2019 Exhibit!

June 8 thru Sept 8 | Saturdays & Sundays

Visit the Tenement Museum on weekends this summer to experience a special pop-up exhibit featuring contemporary photo portraits of immigrant business owners by photographer Tesfa Alexander, paired with historic photos of immigrant-owned businesses from the late nineteenth century to the 1970s