Merchant's House Museum
13 locals recommend ·
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NYC's only family home preserved intact -- inside and out -- from the 19th century
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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.
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!
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…
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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