The Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history by telling the stories of 97 Orchard Street. Built on Manhattan's Lower East Side in 1863, this tenement apartment building was home to nearly 7000 working class immigrants. Rated one the best non-art museums in the world, visiting enhances appreciation for the profound role immigration has played and continues to play in shaping America's evolving national identity.
Tour the building and visit the restored apartments and businesses of past residents and merchants from different time periods. Purchase tickets online, in person or by calling 877-975-3786.