Our storytellers, who give the museum’s tours and recount the story of activism on the Lower East Side, include Bill Weinberg, the author of Tompkins Square Park: A Legacy of Rebellion and other works; Ben Shepard, an Assistant Professor of Human Service at New York School of Technology/City University of New York, the author/editor of eight books including From ACT UP to the WTO: Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization, Play, Creativity, and the New Community Organizing, Community Projects as Social Activism: From Direct Action to Direct Services, and The Beach Beneath the Streets: Contesting New York City’s Public Spaces; and Bill Di Paola, one of the museum’s directors, who has 30 years of experience as the founder and director of the environmental organization Time’s Up!
Please call (646) 340-8341 for details on custom tours or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Regular tours leave the museum on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm and the charge is $20, which goes to support the Museum’s programming and community activities. Regular walking tours every Saturday and Sunday do not require a reservation and require a minimum of three people. *Tours on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th are canceled. Please join us next week.*