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20 Attractions to Explore Near Tenement Museum

Tenement Museum
Tenement Museum103 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, USA

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is a National Historic Site. The Museum's two historical tenement buildings were home to an estimated 15,000 people, from over 20 nations, between 1863 and 2011. The museum, which includes a visitors' center, promotes tolerance and historical perspective on the immigrant experience.

Nearby Attractions

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge1.52 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.

Williamsburg Bridge
Williamsburg Bridge1.60 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is a suspension bridge which was located in the New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan with the Williamsburg. It was the longest suspension bridge span in the world until 1924.

Domino Park
Domino Park1.92 KMs away from Tenement Museum

A public park which was located at Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. The park features a children's playground, dog run, volleyball court, bocce court, and a playing field. There is also a huge walkway and so many things to spend some valuable leisure times.

Trinity Church  New York
Trinity Church New York2.21 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the Lower Manhattan. This huge church is the part of the history of Manhatan city.

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park2.23 KMs away from Tenement Museum

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Brookfield Place
Brookfield Place2.23 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Brookfield Place, built and still commonly referred to as the World Financial Center, is a shopping center and office-building complex located across West Street from the World Trade Center in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Cadman Plaza Park
Cadman Plaza Park2.35 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Cadman Plaza Park is a 10.4-acre public park in Brooklyn. The park is bordered by Cadman Plaza West, Cadman Plaza East, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The park was significantly expanded and redeveloped in 1939, on land reclaimed by condemnation in 1935. The park is also home to the Brooklyn War Memorial, which commemorates the soldiers who fought in World War II.

Charging Bull
Charging Bull2.46 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Historical Society2.68 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. The Brooklyn Historical Society houses materials relating to the history of Brooklyn and its people, and hosts exhibitions which draw over 9,000 members a year.

WNYC Transmitter Park
WNYC Transmitter Park2.76 KMs away from Tenement Museum

WNYC Transmitter Park was opened to the Greenpoint-Williamsburg communities in 2012 as a local waterfront destination. The park is now a stunning green space, with both natural areas and also places for fishing, play, and active recreation.

Museum of Sex
Museum of Sex2.82 KMs away from Tenement Museum

The Museum of Sex, also known as MoSex, is a sex museum located at Manhattan city. The official mission of this museum is "to preserve and present the history, evolution, and cultural significance of human sexuality.

Castle Clinton National Monument
Castle Clinton National Monument2.83 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton, previously known as Castle Garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park, in Manhattan built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first U.S. immigration station, it has also functioned as a beer garden, exhibition hall, theater, and public aquarium. Castle Clinton National Monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Battery Park
Battery Park2.85 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.

The City Reliquary Museum
The City Reliquary Museum2.94 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is a not-for-profit community museum and civic organization located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The museum traces the history of New York City's five boroughs with its exhibitions of cultural ephemera and relics. Besides a permanent display of New York City artifacts, the City Reliquary also hosts rotating exhibits of community collections and annual cultural events.

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum3.15 KMs away from Tenement Museum

Displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region. The main museum is located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station.

McCarren Park
McCarren Park3.18 KMs away from Tenement Museum

A public park which was located in the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint. The park is a popular destination for recreational softball, volleyball, soccer, handball, and other games. It is also used for sunbathing and dog-walking. The main attraction of this park is a huge pool called McCarren Pool, which was the eighth largest of the eleven giant pools in Newyork.

Fort Greene Park
Fort Greene Park3.28 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is a city park which was located in Fort Greene in Brooklyn county. The park is named after the fort which was formerly located here. The park includes part of the high ground where the Continental Army built fortifications prior to the Battle of Long Island, during the early days of the American Revolutionary War.

Empire State Building
Empire State Building3.33 KMs away from Tenement Museum

THis is a 102 story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet. the building is the seventh-tallest building in New York City, the sixth-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States, and the 45th-tallest in the world. It is also the sixth-tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.

Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) Lab
Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) Lab3.41 KMs away from Tenement Museum

This is an educational non-profit and museum that seeks to change the way people think about food and drink. The museum's work explores "the ways food and beverage impact our culture, politics, economy, history, and more.

Bryant Park
Bryant Park3.91 KMs away from Tenement Museum

A large public park which was located in Newyork County which was managed privately. The park hosts several events, including a seasonal "Winter Village" with an ice rink and shops during the winter.