All tours comply with NY State Learning Standards and facilitate the New Jersey Core Proficiencies for basic social studies skills, attitudes and knowledge.
Due to the generosity of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Tenement Museum is pleased to offer a limited number of free tickets for underserved populations throughout New York City. To apply to be a part of our Good Neighbor program, please complete and return the application found here.
For more information on Distance Learning and Virtual Visit programs, please check our Accessible Tours and Services.
Living history programs use costumed interpreters to bring past residents of 97 Orchard Street to life. Students meet interpreters portraying actual residents and hear first-hand about their experiences.
Interactive building tours tell the stories of immigrant families that lived at 97 Orchard Street. Educators use storytelling, activities, and objects to engage with history.
Neighborhood walking tours explore the Lower East Side and uncover the history and culture within the city streets. Walking tours take place outside, rain or shine and do not enter the tenement building.
To contact us directly, call 212-431-0233 x241 or email groups(at)tenement.org.