Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The historic gateway to America, Manhattan's Lower East Side is home to the place-based Lower East Side Tenement Museum. In the 19th century, millions of European immigrants poured into New York...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Museum Tours: Fri-Wed 10am-6:30pm; Thu 10am-8:30pm
  • Museum Shop: Fri-Wed 10am-6:30pm; Thu 10am-8:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Tours Adult $25; Senior (65+) $20; Student $20

  • Historic Sites: "After your visit, refuel at any of the latest the Lower East Side's popular new eateries or hustle your way to Chinatown for an Asian feast. Ask about Thursday night activities."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Set in a landmarked tenement building, The Museum interprets the lives of more than 7,000 immigrants from 20 nations who called this building home.

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