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“A somber and poingnant memorial” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
200 Liberty Street, World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10281 (Financial District)
+1 212-312-8800
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a place of remembrance honoring those who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. The 9/11 Memorial consists of two massive pools set within the original footprints of the Twin Towers with 30-foot waterfalls cascading down their sides. The nearly 3,000 names of the men, women, and children killed in the attacks are inscribed into bronze parapets surrounding the twin Memorial pools. The 9/11 Memorial is open daily from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and is free to the public. The 9/11 Memorial Museum displays monumental artifacts linked to the events of 9/11, while presenting intimate stories of loss, compassion, reckoning and recovery that are central to telling the story of the 2001 and 1993 attacks and the aftermath. It also explores the global impact of 9/11 and its continuing significance. The 9/11 Memorial Museum is open Sun - Thu, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., last entry at 6:00 p.m. and Fri and Sat, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., last entry at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are required. Open Daily.
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“A somber and poingnant memorial”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Having lived through 9/11, I had to visit the Memorial. We reserved tickets online. The day was rainy. The staff was very helpful in navigating the entry. The 2 pools are framed with black granite enscribed with the names of all those who died at the WTC on 9/11. We found the name of our family friend. We did not visit the museum but plan to return to do so.

Visited September 2012
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“Left me dumbfounded.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

I left with questions like "How could this happen?" "Who would aim to destroy so much?" "Why?"

A very sad place to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

An interesting place to visit to see what happened on 9/11/2001. Fantastic to see the work being done to replace the buildings and to have a permanent memorial to all those people that lost their lives on that fateful day.

Visited March 2012
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“Extremely well thought out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This was a place I wanted to visit but was unsure about other party members however they agreed very respectful and a place that was simple ( in good terms) and allowed remebrance to be there.
Would visit again when finished as was solemn but peaceful!
Well done!

Visited February 2013
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“powerful experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I went there spontaneously and did not buy the ticket in advance. They distribute the tickets at the entrance. I thought the security check was a bit too much, but it is understandable.
The memorial is extremely impressive and moving. Very nicely made and I would recommend anyone to go there.

Visited February 2013
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