Lower East Side Tenement Museum Hard Times Touch Tour

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum Hard Times Touch Tour

October 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

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.

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

Hard Times
Discover how a specific immigrant survived and economic depression while living at 97 Orchard Street. Visit the restored homes of either 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.

Details

Date:
October 25, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.tenement.org/vizinfo_ada.php#upcoming

Venue

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Phone:
877-975-3786
Website:
http://www.tenement.org/vizinfo_ada.html#upcoming

Other

Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up), Teens (Ages 13-17), Tweens (Ages 10-12), Elementary (Ages 8-10)
Program Image Caption
Recreated Baldizzi Apartment
Program Image Description
A small kitchen painted in dark yellow with a table and two chairs under an interior window. Pastel linoleum decorates the floor and a bare light bulb hangs from the ceiling.