Lower East Side Tenement Museum Sweatshop Workers touch tour


Lower East Side Tenement Musuem
103 Orchard Street
10002 New York , NY
United States
Phone: 212-431-0233
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Visitors will participate in an orientation session using tactile models of our historic tenement as well as architectural features before going on a tour that will include touch objects, braille materials, and verbal description. The tour will be an hour and a half long, followed by a reception featuring local Lower East Side foods.

All are welcome, but space is limited, so reservations are required.
Tickets are made available one month prior to each event.
To make a reservation, email ezeira@tenement.org, or call 877-975-3786

Sweatshop Workers

Pay a visit to the Levine family's garment workshop OR the Rogarshevskys' Sabbath table at the turn of the 20th century, when the Lower East Side was the most densely populated place in the world. Explore how immigrants balanced work, family and religion at a time of great change.

3rd Floor - Recommended Ages 8 and up.

Available accessibility accommodations: 
Braille materials
Large print materials (18 pt or larger)
Assistive listening systems