Merchant's House Museum

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Merchant's House Museum
Photograph: David Rosenzweig
The Merchant's House Museum
New York City’s only preserved 19th-century family home is an elegant, late Federal-Greek Revival house stocked with the same furnishings and decorations that filled its rooms when it was inhabited by hardware tycoon Seabury Treadwell and his descendants from 1835 to 1933.
Venue name: Merchant's House Museum
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Address: 29 E 4th St
New York

Cross street: between Bowery and Lafayette St
Opening hours: Mon, Thu–Sun noon–5pm
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to Broadway–Lafayette St; 6 to Bleecker St
Price: $10, seniors and students $5, members and children under 12 free
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Evelyn D

If you're a history nerd like me you gotta check out the Merchant's House Museum. Sarah Tredwell lived here for decades and the interior of the house remained untouched as the neighborhood drastically changed. I went to a candlelight ghost tour here around Halloween too, and it was super awesome. They told ghost stories and played real EVP's captured in the house. You'll definitely learn a lot at this historic house.