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Ground Zero Museum Workshop
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour
Ranked #30 of 1,175 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed February 1, 2013

When i went into the small museum i didnt really expect to be as affected as i was. The personal photos of the people who died that day, with their families and loved ones going about their normal lives, really brought home the true tragedy of 9-11. it is a really sombre and sad place. I was glad of the box of tissues that is thoughtfully supplied on the table there. A must see in New York,

Thank ukjim
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Really opens your eyes to just what happened, how many people it affected and the true uproot of a city as great as NYC. How truly awful it really was but how the community pulled together brings a tear to your eye. I left the museum with one major question... Why?

Thank louiseharris5
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Liked the peace that was created for future understanding of the terrible and time to understand and think about the world. It is an genius construction.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

the photographs were so wonderful. They were so personal and it gave such insight into the experience of those who helped with the recovery. Although it was terribly sad, it really focused on the strength and hope of those who worked there day after day. When I saw the photo of the rescue dog and heard how the rescue workers saw that the dogs were getting depressed, so some of the workers buried themselves so that the dogs could find them, I just thought "wow, they have so much going on and they care about even the dogs' feelings." amazing. I was really glad we saw this before the 911 memorial.

Thank bevbemama
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This museum puts together the true meaning of the fallen towers and the significance of the new ones.

Thank ICEBOXPR7
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