The Tenement Museum

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    Tenement Museum

  • Photograph: Michael Kirby

    Tenement Museum

  • Tenement Museum

Tenement Museum

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  • Address:

    The Tenement Museum 103 Orchard St
    Lower East Side
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    between Broome and Delancey Sts

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  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am–6pm, first tour 10:30am

  • Transport:

    Subway: F to Delancey St; J, Z, M to Delancey–Essex Sts

  • Price:

    $25, seniors and students $20; reading events are free

  • Map

    1. The Tenement Museum
      • 103 Orchard St
        Lower East Side
        New York
      • 212-982-8420
      • 40.718669,-73.989957

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"How the Other Half Lives"

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Join the conversation on poverty in New York past and present at this continuation of the Tenement Talks series. The discussion, named after the Jacob Riis book, will be moderated by Ginia Bellafante of The New York Times, who will lead a panel that includes...

"How the Other Half Lives"
  1. Mon Apr 28
  2. The Tenement Museum 103 Orchard St, (between Broome and Delancey Sts), New York
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FANTASTIC interactive and uniquely hands-on exhibit with knowledgeable docents that vividly paint a picture of an earlier time. Don't miss it.

Jailene Tejeda...

i'm in fith grade and i'm going over there for a field trip and when i saw all of the picture's it was boring i hate the whatever it's called muesuem!!!!!!!!!