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“Great memorial museum for 9/11”

Ground Zero Museum Workshop
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$22.50*
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour
Ranked #29 of 1,154 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, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 27, 2013

This museum is mainly a collection of photographs taken by a professional photographer who was granted exclusive access to Ground Zero. There are also small artifacts in the museum. Wonderful descriptions of the items and photographs. There is an audio tour that takes about 1 1/2 hours. It was an emotionally moving experience. Very small, basically one room, but worth the cost. We took our two teenagers and they were engaged looking at the items and listening to the descriptions. I highly recommend going to this museum.

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Reviewed March 25, 2013

For those who, like me, are a little confused. This is a display of some artifacts recovered from the 9/11 site along with photographs taken by the NYFD official photographer. Artifacts include a piece of glass from the towers, crosses made from the girders and part of one of the aircraft. Needless to say it is a harrowing experience being told of the rescuers experiences, but in a strange way it was also uplifting to realise the lengths to which the rescuers went to recover every body. I would imagine that most of us were in tears! You have to book in advance as only a limited of visitors are allowed into the museum.

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

2 hour, intimate workshop. A max of 28 people at a time and two tours per day. Advance purchase/booking recommended. 2 blocks north of Chelsea Market. Informative. Honours the deceased and those who struggled in the recovery efforts.

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

If you are visiting the 911 Memorial site, then you need to visit this museum. It is informative and moving.

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Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is a very moving display paying respect to all those who lost their lives on 9/11, but also to all those that helped in the aftermath of trying to find answers, artifacts and anything big or small to put family members at peace.

You cant help but shed a tear at the interviews, movie playing depicting what occurred, but most of all each piece on display big or small tells a tall of what occurred. A must see for any visitor to NYC.

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