DSNY Manhattan 11 Sanitation Garage
10:00 am
12:00 pm
2:00 pm

During more than 30 years, retired sanitation worker Nelson Molina rescued treasures from the trash while on his route in East Harlem. The resulting collection, curated with great care, is an unexpectedly moving portrait of New York's history.

Saturday Tour Info: Tours with retired “san man” Nelson Molina will last approximately 1 hr 15 min.

Access Notes: All participants must sign a waiver before they can enter the building.


Reservations for this tour are now sold out. Interested in exploring sites with incredible idiosyncratic collections? You may also enjoy the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation, Mmuseumm, the City Reliquary, and the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen—home of the John M. Mossman Lock Collection—all of which can be visited without reservations! Click on each site’s name to check out its Open Access listing.


Photo: Michael Anton, DSNY