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Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Address: 420 W 14th St, Floor 2, New York City, NY 10014-1064
Phone Number: 12129241040
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the Recovery, in...

Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the 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."

Guests are allowed to pick up World Trade Center artifacts. Daily 2-hour tours at 11am (12noon on Sun-Mon) 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. "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 9/11 are shown at GZMW. Tastefully and realistically presented. This tour is a wonderful compliment to your visit to the National 9/11 Memorial + Museum. Reservations accepted. Handicapped accessible. "Walk-in Wednesdays" is the newest addition with self-guided audio tours only (no tour guide) for reduced admission from 11am-3pm.

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Very sad to see and read about everything. Very professionally put together. Everyone showed respect by whispering.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very sad to see and read about everything. Very professionally put together. Everyone showed respect by whispering.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip, never thought I would be soo overwhelmed with emotion just by walking into the grounds of ground zero , instant chills came over me ! Place was packed with people yet there was such a calm! Erry calm!! The museum itself is a must see , very emotional In fact I witnessed some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this museum after a trip to the national museum located at the World Trade Centre site. It made an interesting counterpoint to the huge scale of the 9/11 Memorial. This site is a small, single room site documenting one mans - Gary Suson - personal experience of the post 9/11 recovery operation and is no less an impact... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour of 9-11. The pictures and art work is fabulous. It felt so real walking through the exhibit. Very emotional

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very difficult to find but oh so worth the effort. The host was charming and very knowledgable. Great recorded audio descriptions and amazing photographs. Please take time out to visit and absorb a very personal, moving experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

please go the are visit in silence and remember those who lost the chance to do what you are doing today , Being alive and free in the USA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Everyone should visit this Museum, like everyone should visit the Holocaust Museums to see the pain and suffering man can deliver upon his fellow man. Tears and more tears fell as we walked around this tribute to the fallen and the heroics of others. The detailing is perfect and although sad it is a credit to those involved in its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Kids are 9 and 11 and really enjoyed it! Totally worth going. Highly recommend! Lots of interesting things for the kids and us. We are not from NYC and wanted to see actual artifacts this place really delivered

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Many of us (of a certain age) know about the events that took place on 9/11. This museum, however, gives you an even closer, more intimate look at the events and efforts of uniformed personnel after the day. It's extremely emotional and powerful but the museum handles it delicately and respectfully. I have been twice now and intend always recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This museum is an incredibly special experience. I brought my 15 year old son to this museum last week, who was a tiny baby when 9/11/01 changed New York and so many lives. He normally doesn't love museums or tours, but this one is a different story. When you entire the small space, you realize this is not any ordinary... More 

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