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The Tenement Museum
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The Tenement Museum tells one of America’s most important stories: how immigrants became American, and how America became a nation. The museum's two restored historic tenement buildings were home to over 15,000 immigrants from over 20 nations between 1863 and the turn of the 21st century. While the museum building is closed, take a walk with guides and explore the Lower East Side then and now to gain a new understanding of life in the past and what it means to be a new American.

  • Accessibility URL: Visit Link
  • Days Closed:
    • None
  • Direct Ticketing Link: Visit Link
  • Kid Friendly:
  • Multilingual Staff:
  • Senior Citizen Discounts:
  • WiFi - Free:
  • Assisted Listening System: Yes
  • Braille: Yes
  • Large Print: Yes
  • Open Captioned and/or Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Sign Language Interpretation: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • Suggested Admission: $25; students/seniors $20
Business Continuity
  • Re-Opening Status: Open - Limited Service/Capacity
  • Re-Opening Date: 2020-09-12
Facility Info
  • Largest Room 1900
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3400
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Theatre Capacity 75
  • Audio/Visual Services
  • Catering - In House
  • Catering - Outside Permitted
  • Catering - Service Area/Kitchen
  • # of Private Rooms 4
  • Banquet Capacity 150
  • Classroom Capacity 50