Tenement Museum Hard Times Touch Tour

Location

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street
10002 New York , NY
United States
Phone: 6465183038
New York US
Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Description: 
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. Hard Times Discover how immigrants survived economic depressions at 97 Orchard Street between 1863 and 1935. Visit the restored homes of the German-Jewish Gumpertz family, whose patriarch disappeared during the Panic of 1873 OR the Italian-Catholic Baldizzi family, who lived through the Great Depression. 2nd Floor - Recommended Ages 8 and up. 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 ezeira@tenement.org, or call 877-975-3786
Available accessibility accommodations: 
Audio description
Braille materials
Large print materials (18 pt or larger)
Assistive listening systems
Service animals allowed
Timezone: 
Eastern Standard Time