Visit the Tenement Museum of NYC

We will travel back in time and relive a significant part of New York City and American history as we venture to the Tenement Museum in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

The Tenement Museum tells the history of immigration in the United States in the 1800s.  The museum is located in an old five-story tenement apartment dwelling built in 1863 and was home to over 7,000 immigrants.  The museum consists of remodeled apartment units that reflect the daily lives of early immigrants, indoor and outdoor tours of the building and the neighborhood, an educational visitor’s center, and a museum shop.

After touring the museum, we will have dinner either in the Lower East Side neighborhood or nearby Little Italy.

Important Note: Admission into the museum is $22.  Admission is given in the form of guided tours which must be selected and purchased on their website.  The tour that will be attended has not been selected at the moment, but will probably be Storefront Stories, Shop Life, or Then and Now (starting around 3:00PM).  You can choose the tour that I will attend or select your own tour.  When the February schedule is posted on their website, I will tell you which tour I am selecting.  Visit www.tenement.org for more information and to purchase a tour.

*A detailed itinerary will be emailed one week before the date of the trip.

Important Information

-We will meet at the White Marsh Park and Ride.  I will take a MegaBus from Washington, DC and meet you all when it arrives at the White Marsh Park and Ride.  I will provide my contact number several days before the trip begins.

-We will be traveling to New York through the Megabus service.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.megabus.com ($50 - $70 average for round trip).

-When entering website, schedule bus trip for 9:50AM - 1:10PM (Depart to New York), and schedule the return trip for 9:10PM - 12:10AM (Return to Baltimore).  The date of the trip is Saturday, February 8, 2014.  Please be sure to enter information correctly, as Megabus does not refund tickets; however, they will allow you to reschedule trip 24 hours prior to the scheduled trip date.

-The White Marsh Park and Ride is located at 8476 Honeygo Boulevard, White Marsh, MD 21236 (at the corner of Honeygo Blvd. and White Marsh Blvd., near McDonalds).

-Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions or concerns.

See you there!

 

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  • Tanya

    I wish I knew! It's almost spring and hopefully some day trips will scheduled soon.

    March 15

  • Nathaniel H.

    when are going to have another trip

    March 6

  • Nathaniel H.

    me too i love those trips

    February 11

  • Tanya

    Happy New Years to everyone. I really miss going to NYC and hopefully we will get together soon.

    February 10

  • Nathaniel H.

    Sure

    July 5

  • Laura C.

    Hi , anyone interested in taking a trip this summer?

    July 5

  • Maria

    Shout out to Mario for planning interesting trips. Yesterday was no exception. The tenement museum brings very interesting points in history to life. Thank again Mario!

    February 9, 2014

  • Maria

    Mario - I'll see you in NY. I'm not taking the Mega Bus but I will meet you at the Mega Bus stop when your bus gets to NY tomorrow. I'll text you to make sure you have my number. Looking forward to it!

    February 7, 2014

  • Nathaniel H.

    Hello everybody I had a change of plans due to work. I will be joining you guys on the next trip.

    February 5, 2014

  • Donna C.

    Hello everybody. I was really looking forward to the trip to NY this weekend but unfortunately I will not be able to join you due to a scheduling conflict. I look forward to meeting you on another trip soon.

    February 3, 2014

  • Christina C.

    Please let me know if anyone has purchased their bus tickets. I'm on the line with this trip. Have another committment.

    January 18, 2014

  • Tamara M.

    It's just a little too cold out right now

    January 18, 2014

  • Laverne

    Right now it too cold for me to travel to another even colder state....maybe next time

    1 · January 7, 2014

  • Christina C.

    Since I'm new at this I will wait until dome of you purchase and I will follow your choices. Don't want to be left out there alone.

    December 17, 2013

  • Tanya

    Sorry I'm afraid of cold weather⛄️

    1 · December 6, 2013

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