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Merchant's House Museum

  • 29 E. 4th St. Map It
  • East Village

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

Built in 1832, this redbrick house, combining Federal and Greek Revival styles, provides a glimpse into the domestic life of the period 30 years before the Civil War. Retired merchant Seabury Tredwell and his descendants lived here from 1835 until 1933. The home became a museum in 1936, with the original furnishings and architectural features preserved; family memorabilia are also on display. The fourth-floor servants' bedroom, where the Tredwell family's Irish servants slept and did some of their work, offers a rare and intimate look at the lives of Irish domestics in the mid-1800s.

Sight Information

Address:

29 E. 4th St., between the Bowery and Lafayette St., New York, New York, 10003, USA

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Phone:

212-777–1089

Sight Details:

  • $10

Published 01/10/2017

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