The Tenement Museum preserves and interprets the history of immigration through the personal experiences of the generations of newcomers who settled in and built lives on Manhattan's Lower East Side, America's iconic immigrant neighborhood; forges emotional connections between visitors and immigrants past and present; and enhances appreciation for the profound role immigration has played and continues to ply in shaping America's evolving national identity.
With Tenement Tours, Neighborhood Walking Tours, Tenement Talks and Teaching Immigrant Experiences, the museum invites your to explore this special site and its stories.
The Museum's tenement can only be seen by
Advance tickets are recommended. They can be purchased online or by phone.
Same day tickets are available only at the Visitors Center at 103 Orchard St. (below Delancey), subject to availability.
Parties of 10 or more must
Directions: Tours begin at 103 Orchard Street. Directions to 103 Orchard Street by car, subway and bus.