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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Tour with Optional Skip-Line 9/11 Museum Entry

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    This Ground Zero walking tour begins at St Paul's Chapel, aka the Little Chapel That Stood. St Paul’s is the oldest public building in New York City that’s still actively used. This church somehow survived the falling debris from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center despite being only one block away from the melee. It became a kind of rescue center during the aftermath of the tragedy, and the iron fence that surrounds it became a place for family members to post notices about their missing loved ones.

    As the tour continues, walk to the FDNY Memorial Wall and FDNY Ten House. Hear the heroic stories about the emergency responders on that day and see the fire station at Ground Zero.

    Finally, enter the National September 11 Memorial, aka the 9/11 Memorial, a tribute of remembrance and honor to the almost 3,000 people who were killed on 9/11 — at the World Trade Center site, in the plane crash near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon — as well as the six people who were killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

    There are twin reflecting pools at the very spots where the Twin Towers once stood. Look up and see One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower.

    There is an optional upgrade to include entry into the National September 11 Museum — 110,000 square feet of exhibit space located at the heart of the World Trade Center site. The museum tells the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of artifacts. The lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks are commemorated here.
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    Departure Point
    209 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Inclusions
    • Narrated walking tour
    • Professional, local guide with a personal connection to 9/11
    • Exclusive Skip the Line Access to the 911 Museum
    • 9/11 Museum Entry (If Option Selected)
    • Guided visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero
    • Entry/Admission - The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable shoes
    • Please dress appropriately and bring layers in case of cold weather
    • Tour is wheelchair accessible
    • 9/11 Museum admission is NOT included unless option is selected at time of booking
    • Children 5 and under free with paid adult ticket
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    Great guide, very informative. You can do it on your own but having a guide is much better. Museum is huge and easy to miss areas. Go right to the bottom then catch an escalator back to the entrance.

    Thank K2876UNrossb
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Fabulous tour , made even better with our guide Daniel! . His Shared personal insights added greatly to our experience

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank suetF8714VF
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Elizabeth is a very friendly, interesting, outgoing guide who is very informative. Her own personal story involving 9/11 is very moving. We would highly recommend her.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 1963gal
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Tim Douglas would be a charter member. My teenaged son and his friend and I followed Tim around Lower Manhattan all morning and we would have followed him home, too, if it meant we could listen longer to his passionate, brilliant, and emotional history of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Matthew D
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Elizabeth was an excellent guide, taking the group through the history of the neighbourhood and the day of September 11th, 2001 itself. I strongly recommend going with a guide for the first time because my group was given a lot of information which enriched the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank travelgirl99998
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    jwabbit87
    10 September 2019|
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    Response from Cdnladybug | Reviewed this property |
    I think you would have to contact the tour operator. I went through Viator. There is another option as well that I think might work best for you. Our tour guide Debbie Mason who we had through Viator has her own tour company... More
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    annp674
    24 August 2019|
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    Response from 777harveyh | Reviewed this property |
    There is much that a nine year old would be able to see and appreciate. There are a few exhibits that you might want to skip. The tour guides inside the museum could help you with that.
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    Amanda H
    17 August 2019|
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    Response from Sherri W | Reviewed this property |
    To be honest I’m not fully sure but I do believe so. It is a walking tour
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