- This museum, founded in 1988, is dedicated to all the immigrants who came to New York City during the 1800s, but in particular to the occupants of this one-time tenement on Orchard Street. See life as new Americans experienced it in Chinatown, Little Italy and elsewhere on the Lower East Side through photos, displays and memorabilia. The gallery is free.
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- tel: +1 212 431 0233 / +1 212 431 0714
- fax: +1 212 431 0402
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- 90 Orchard Street
- (at Delancey Street)
- New York, NY 10002
East Village & Lower East Side
- There are 5 different tours, and they leave at various hours daily from 11am-5pm (The schedule is complicated and varies by month, so check the website or call.)