Merchants House Museum
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29 E 4th St, New York, NY ‎
(212) 777-1089
Eighth Street – New York University
Astor Place
Broadway – Lafayette Street

Merchants House Museum

Schedule:      Thursday 12 pm to 8 pm, 6:30 pm Guided tours

                        Friday - Monday 12 pm to 5pm, tours 2 pm


The Merchants House Museum is a house with Greek Revival architecture converted into a museum. Built in 1832 close to Washington Square, it was inhabited for 100 years by a family of merchants (Merchants, hence its name). It shows how a wealthy family and their servants lived four Irish in New York in the mid 19th century.

It is noteworthy that the house was among the first 20 buildings designated in 1965 as landmarks of the city. It is the only museum house in the neighborhoods of Greenwich Village, Soho, Noho and celebrated 80 years as a museum in 2016.

Collections and Exhibitions: You can visit four floor period rooms decorated with more than 3,000 original family possessions, including; furniture, decorative objects, photographs, household items, books, clothes and even her secret garden of the 19th century.

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Admission: Children under 12 are admitted free, you can see the cost of tickets by clicking here.

Our advice:

  • For all lovers of New York history. This museum should be in your plans, you'll observe the room and the best preserved Greek Revival-style American objects.
  • The best time to visit the garden is in spring and summer.