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Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Address: 420 West 14th Street, Floor 2, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the Recovery. Want to...
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 and 2014. 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.
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The fountains outside the museum building were exceptionally serene and symbolic of life and we will never forget this atrocity . The initial parts of the museum were mainly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This place is bigger than you think. Factor in a few hours to really see it. Book tickets I'm advance to avoid the queues. We rocked up at 2:30pm had to queue,got a ticket and had to come back at 4pm. The museum itself is well put together but is a sombre reminder of the horrible past. Go sit outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The fountains outside the museum building were exceptionally serene and symbolic of life and we will never forget this atrocity . The initial parts of the museum were mainly remnants of the buildings. The scale of these can really be appreciated as they are displayed in the basement of what was the twin towers. the large and very well stocked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

For us Ground Zero was a homage visit to all those who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attack. It was also the opportunity to reflect on what is going on on our planet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited the site of the Twin Towers and were moved by how well this has been completed with The footprints of each tower being covered in marble with the names of all etched into them and a continuous waterfall from each edge. Poignant for us also as when my wife was last in New York in 1999 she went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I really felt pain in my heart and my eyes were so full of tears to see this place in the flesh, I know that what we see now is clean and looks nice but the feeling of standing in the place where this awful disaster happened is truly humbling, I felt so small and so lucky to be alive,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A 2-3 hour view into 9-11. Bring tissues...you are going to need them. Extremely real. I will be bringing the kids back in the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Absolutely the best thing we did by far. It is so well done, you actually feel an attachment to the people who died there and those who survived. Spot on. Very emotional. I have a 12 year old with ADHD who usually struggles with museums but took it all in and was captivated by it. So very well done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

As a retired firefighter ground zero was a place I wanted to visit while I was still able. I am pleased that they are building the new towers, The FREEDOM tower observation deck should be open in May or June. The museum is a fitting tribute to all the people and emergency services and the 343 Firefighters who tragically lost... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The presentation of what happened on 9/11 was very moving and the exhibits were outstanding. I would recommend to set aside time to visit this museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great experience very sad good to see and you actually feel the pain they must have lived through well worth a visit

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