About Lower East Side Tenement Museum
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York tells the story of the building at 97 Orchard Street and the over 7,000 immigrants who lived there in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Various themed tours are offered, allowing visitors to discover the experiences of the working class individuals and families who immigrated to America at these times and resided at 97 Orchard.
Neighbourhood walking tours are also available, looking at the history of the Lower East Side.
Ellis Island is a famous island off New York City which served as an immigration centre from 1892 to 1954.
The Statue of Liberty is a 19th century Romanesque monument which has become an icon of freedom and is a World Heritage site.
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