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Ground Zero Museum Workshop
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USD 22.50*
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour
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USD 109.00*
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The Sightseeing Day Pass New York City
Ranked #19 of 1,111 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the 9/11 Recovery, in the Meatpacking District near Chelsea Market and the High Line Park. A 5-Star Rated Tour. Want to feel what it was like to be with FDNY Firefighters on the front lines after the 9/11 attacks? Want to educate your kids about this tough subject in a gentle and non-threatening way? Experience the Stunning Images of Official Ground Zero Photographer Gary Marlon Suson. "Rare Photos" (New York Times) are displayed, some in lifelike 3D installations, as well as artifacts & rare video. Rated in Trip Advisor's "Top 25 Museums in the USA" for 2013 and 2014 and in Trip Advisor's "Hall of Fame." Presented in BOSE Surround Sound Audio. 100 Stories. Praised by parents as a "safe" introduction to 9/11. Guests are allowed to pick up rare World Trade Center artifacts. Daily 1.5-hour audio tours from 11am-3pm Wednesday through Sunday include a tour guide and the self-guided audio narration in Dolby Stereo, in English, Italian, French and Spanish. Proceeds shared with 9/11 and FDNY Charity. Walk-ins welcome. CLOSED MONDAY and TUESDAY. "Incredible Images" says Fox News Channel. Known worldwide as the "Biggest LITTLE Museum in New York." The "first stop" before heading to visit Ground Zero. On display are "The Frozen Clock" - "The Bible Page" - artifacts such as the largest piece of World Trade window glass in existence and many more well-known images featured on FOX NEWS, BBC and CNN. Small gift area sells books and posters. No graphic footage nor images from morning of 9/11 are shown at GZMW. Tastefully and realistically presented. This award-winning tour is a wonderful prequel to your visit to the National 9/11 Memorial + Museum. Reservations accepted. Handicapped accessible. New 2016 Fall Hours: Closed Monday + Tuesday. Open Wednesday thru Sunday 11am-3pm.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Must see before going to the main site!”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

To be honest i really don't think i would have appreciated the memorial as much , had i not of gone to the museum, its very small at the moment but that in now way, takes away from the very moving scene's and artefacts, everyone remembers what they where doing on 9/11 however unless you where there we can never truly understand those feelings.
The museum does help to bring it home. Its sad that so many people don't choose to go before visiting the memoiral fountains.

Visited March 2012
Thank Lauravoice
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Sydney, Australia
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“Go and Support this cause”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Great!! really informative and very very sad. It is definately worth seeing this place as it shows how well remembered all the people that lost their lives are. Very moving

Visited December 2011
Thank alli123
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Berlin, Germany
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“Sad and interesting”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I was at GZ one month after the desaster and have been there afterwords to see the progress. The museum is a great place to visit which the vidio takes you back in time to experience the event again to refreash your mind.

Visited March 2012
Thank aerostat071
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“Well worth a visit and very well presented”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We visited the Ground Zero workshop after visiting 9/11 Memorial, and found it a welcome break from the crowds and children running around at the memorial. It is a very small museum and they only allow about 15 – 20 people on the workshop. Some people mentioned tacky and gift shop, I find this so far off the mark, profits are donated to 9/11 families and NYFD, they need to sell some gifts etc to keep the place in business, and the images etc are actual real life images, as well as the remnants, not like the t-shirts and photos sold by street hawkers outside the 9/11 memorial, also the museum has been endorsed by NYFD personal as well as families of the victims. We spent two hours in the museum, listing to moving stories and paying our respects to the people who perished. I would recommend this to people who want to sit and reflect in intimate surrounds, rather than thousands of people at other museums and memorials

Visited March 2012
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Breathtakingly amazing.”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

I travelled to New York with my school from the United Kingdom and in all honestly 9/11 had never been a major part of what I associated the city with. But after travelling there and experiencing the museum I can say 100% that I would recommend going to a friend and I would most likely visit it again with them. The owner of the museum walked around and greeted us all, having conversations and sharing his thoughts and emotion on the day and the clean up period.

Visited May 2011
Thank Jack H
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