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Tenement Museum
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Ranked #29 of 1,139 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Tenement Museum preserves the history of immigration through the personal accounts of those who built lives in the Lower East Side. Visitors can view restored apartments from the 19th and 20th centuries, walk the historic neighborhood, and interact with residents to learn the stories of generations of immigrants who helped shape the American experience. The museum is available by guided tour only. Each tour focuses on a specific theme and takes visitors to a different area of the building or neighborhood.
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We have taken the tours at this museum at least 6 times. If you want to know New York, the great ,old but terrible NYC history, this is the place. The tour guides are interesting and knowledgable. The gift shop, on it's own, is a wonderful place to buy books, gifts and mementoes. Love it!!!

Thank mambus
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

This is so well done, we did the Irish family tour, and the Jewish tailor family.
The way that family history research has been used and tied up to the present day is interesting and poignant.

The staff are entertaining and obviously enjoy the tours.

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

The guides were excellent. This is a museum that brings the experience alive and present. I really gained more insight into my family's roots in this country.

Thank Gail W
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

This museum surprised me. it was interesting and I look forward to going back to do a different tour.

Thank SaraFeld
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

This was very interesting. We went to the tour of the early german immigrant family and the later Italian family. The building is in bad shape which was part of the charm. If I every come back to NY I would take another tour here.

Thank castle08_11
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