Our Story Tellers

Bill Weinberg

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 tours@morusnyc.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.*

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