Lower East Side Tenement Museum

National Historic Site - New York

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, located at 97 and 103 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, is a National Historic Site. The Museum's two historical tenement buildings were home to an estimated 15,000 people, from over 20 nations, between 1863 and 2011. The museum, which includes a visitors' center, promotes tolerance and historical perspective on the immigrant experience.

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https://www.nps.gov/loea/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_East_Side_Tenement_Museum The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, located at 97 and 103 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, is a National Historic Site. The Museum's two historical tenement buildings were home to an estimated 15,000 people, from over 20 nations, between 1863 and 2011. The museum, which includes a visitors' center, promotes tolerance and historical perspective on the immigrant experience. The heart of the museum is it historic tenements, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. The tenement’s cramped living spaces, the lives of past residents, and the history of the Lower East Side, contribute to its representation of the immigrant experience. Experience this museum through various in person and virtual programming today! The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, is located at 97 and 103 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City,. Visitor Center Located on the corner of Delancey Street, at 103 Orchard Street, you will find the Lower East Side Tenement Museum Visitor Center and Museum Shop. A wheelchair access entrance is located on the Delancey Street side of 103 Orchard Street, with the closest street address being 81 Delancey. All tours begin and end at the Museum Visitor Center and Museum Shop. The visitor center can be reached via public transportation, such as the subway and bus, and by car.

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