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.
1869 at 97 Orchard Street
Discover what life was like at 97 Orchard Street in 1870 for The Moores, an Irish family that lived in the building OR the Scheiders, a German couple that lived behind a saloon that they ran in the basement. Learn how these immigrant families created and found communities in their new neighborhoods.
Basement level or 4th floor - Recommended Ages 8 and up.
Limited Wheelchair Capacity
Call 1-877-97LESTM in advance for wheelchair tickets.
TICKETS ARE FREE
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 email@example.com, or call 877-975-3786