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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
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+1 212-920-4264
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the 9/11 Recovery,...

Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Images & Artifacts from the 9/11 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." Presented in BOSE Surround Sound Audio. 100 Stories. Praised by parents as a "safe" introduction to 9/11. Guests are allowed to pick up rare World Trade Center artifacts. Daily 1.5-hour audio tours from 11am-3pm Wednesday through Sunday 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. CLOSED MONDAY and TUESDAY. "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 morning of 9/11 are shown at GZMW. Tastefully and realistically presented. This award-winning tour is a wonderful prequel to your visit to the National 9/11 Memorial + Museum. Reservations accepted. Handicapped accessible. New 2016 Fall Hours: Closed Monday + Tuesday. Open Wednesday thru Sunday 11am-3pm.

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This is a very small, intimate museum, only allow small groups at a time. After an introduction and video you are left to look around and touch things at your leisure, each piece... read more

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This is a very small, intimate museum, only allow small groups at a time. After an introduction and video you are left to look around and touch things at your leisure, each piece had a number and headphones explain what you are looking at. Very sombre atmosphere as you can imagine but very interesting, young children maybe would not appreciate... More 

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We went along without a booking (would recommend to book) luckily there was space for us. We're so glad there was space for us. It was both heartbreaking and beautiful. The actual photographer (Gary Marlon Suson) was there taking the tour. We've been heavy on the tourist sites during our trip to NYC but this was our highlight. I would... More 

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This was the highlight of our day. The photographer was there and made the experience even more moving. The kids could touch and ask questions about all of the artifacts found after this terrible tragedy. Highly recommend this museum.

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A deeply moving exhibition detailing the events of 9/11, however the museum was dimly lit which made it difficult to view certain things. As the artefacts are not ancient I could not see the reason for this. The remembrance fountain outside is wonderful memorial to those who lost their lives.

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This feature of the 9/11 museum is cool but might be too heavy or sad for small kids or those directly affected by the tragedy.

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This event is very well done. The museum captures the terrible relevance of the somber monument. It should be a must see for everyone.

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Very informative and extremely moving - definitely a must see when in New York. A wonderful memorial.

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The first thing you see when you walk into the room is the walls covered in debris from 9/11 and it makes you think. About what really happened that disasterous day. You get to talk to a man who experienced it first hand and that hits you hard. I would pick this over 9/11 museum anytime. Plus free hershies in... More 

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So worth it! I would pick this over the 9/11 Museum at the memorial sight. So interactive and personal. Seems small at first but the self guided tour has about 100 different exhibits of all shapes and sizes. The beginning video is so moving, and it's amazing getting to hold different artifacts recovered from Ground Zero. Highly highly recommend this... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was the last day we are in NYC. Although it was Tuesday an they are normally closed Mr Suson opened for us. This is an amazing experience very glad we were able to see this riveting exhibit and hear 1st hand recollections.

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