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Merchant's House Museum

13 locals recommend ·
About this place
NYC's only family home preserved intact -- inside and out -- from the 19th century
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Nicolas
Nicolas
May 16, 2018
This is a great way to see how folks used to live 100+ years ago in pre-wars (albeit well-off folks, not tenement dwellers.) People were TINY 100 years ago. And used gas-lit chandeliers. The kitchen and back yard are to die for.
Philip
Philip
February 21, 2018
Ever wonder how it was to live in Manhattan in 1800's then check out this home that has been left in its formal condition!
Helen
Helen
September 10, 2017
This is the only 19th century family home preserved in its entirety, inside and out, in New York City. Built in 1832, this elegant red-brick and white-marble row house was lived in by the same family for almost 100 years. Visiting the museum gives you a glimpse of domestic life in the city in the…
Katie
Katie
November 5, 2016
It is said to be haunted, but it is a good look into NYC's past.
Nicole
Nicole
March 7, 2016
Discover how the upper class lived in 19th-century NYC. Built in 1832, this former dwelling of a wealthy importer, is the only completely preserved 19th century family home in the city.

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Location
29 East 4th Street
Manhattan, NY 10003
Phone+1 212-777-1089
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 12:00 AM
Credit cards
Yes (incl. Visa)
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