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Ground Zero Museum Workshop

420 West 14th Street, Floor 2, New York City, NY 10014
+1 212-209-3370
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the Recovery. Want to feel what it was like to be with FDNY Firefighters on the front lines after... more » Owner description: Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the Recovery. 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? Before you visit the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero, experience the Stunning Images by 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. Guests are allowed to hold World Trade Center artifacts. Daily 2-hour tours include self-guided audio narration in Dolby Stereo, in English, Italian, French and Spanish. Proceeds shared with 9/11 Charity. "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" and many more well-known images featured on FOX NEWS and CNN. Small gift area sells books and posters. The Only 9/11 Museum in NYC that donates to FDNY charities. No graphic footage nor images from 9/11 are shown at GZMW. Tastefully and realistically presented. « less
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milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Extremely well done and moving museum. A wonderful tribute to the first responders and to all who lost their lives.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

A captivating and moving experience that I will never forget. A surprise visit by Gary Suson made for an intimate exposure to the terrible events of 9-11.

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

very moving exhibition, give yourself lots of time to experience the whole exhibit, beautifully laid out exhibition with lots of opportunities to gather yourself if you feel it's getting too much for you.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This museum is the most emotional museum. Have ever visited. The exhibit lets you see and feel the devastating f this happening.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent workshop and very well done with some amazing photos, artefacts & information - very sobering

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I could have spent the entire day in this wonderful collection of photographs and exhibits. Small, but powerful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Left me speechless particularly the displays and stories of people who died at the scene.Well worth a visit even just to walk around very sobering.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A very thought provoking and moving experience which I would recommend any visitor to NYC takes the opportunity to visit.

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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Loved everything. Great to be able to see items at such a close up. Highly recommended to everyone to see.

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Chalk River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This museum is a collection of photos by the artist appointed to be the official photographer of the NYFD recovery efforts. He was given unlimited access to document the devastation of the attack, and emotional toll the recovery effort took on the teams. These men and women had to dig with hand tools in toxic and compacted debris looking for... More

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