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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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Ranked #6 of 629 Attractions in New York City
Type: Museums
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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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Visited there on Tuesday and was not prepared for what you saw. Very tasteful and well worth visiting new york for. New York is very much like a large city shopping centre with some highlights but Ground Zero well there are no words to say how it makes you feel. The museum is so sad but very tastefully done. The... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The actual Ground Zero site is just across the road so it gives you a real perspective of the affect that it had. Its very sad but it a nice place to go and pay your respects

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England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Was bittersweet- loved going there but left sad. The stories and pictures you see throughout gave me goosebumps.

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Bradenton, Florida
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21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We scheduled our appointment for the Museum. Not sure what to expect we showed up at a building on West 14th. Surely we were in the wrong area. But No. A young woman greets our group of 15 and takes us into the building to the 2nd floor. The tour is actually 'do it yourself'. We enter a room about... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Very moving tribute to the many people who lost their lives on that tragic day , a tasteful and respectful tribute to them all

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Swansea, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited this museum after visiting the 9/11 Memorial Museum 2 days earlier. It was an interesting visit but not what we were expecting. There are approximately 100 exhibits in a single room accompanied by a handheld/headphone audio guide. some items recovered from the site, lots of photos taken during the clearing of the site, these were probably the most... More

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South Shields, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was a very sobering experience, that brought back that infamous day very poignantly. The artefacts, accounts and pictures on display revealing a very personal side to this tragedy.

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We must remember. It brought back the memories of the day. My kids did not remember so much, since they were little and from Houston, and they really like walking around and learning about History.

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Kuala Lumpur
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Brings back the surreal memories and experience of watching the collapse of the former World Trade Center.

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Sacramento, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a museum well worth a visit. At first I was shocked and a bit disappointed by the fact that it is fully contained in only one room. But the presentation is excellent, the film and the artifacts and back stories are expertly described via headset recording and touched us deeply. As a bonus, while visiting we were honored... More

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