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.
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 email@example.com, or call 877-975-3786