9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority Entry Museum Tickets in New York, NY

Walks LLC22 Barclay StNew York, NY 10007
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Overview

On this New York City 9/11 Memorial and Museum Tour, you'll visit both the memorial that honors the victims lost in the terrorist attacks and the historical institution that educates about the events that occurred. Guests can walk through the memorial’s eight acres of tribute space where the towers once stood and see a variety of exhibits and landmarks.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • Tour visits St. Peter's and St. Paul's churches, the Oculus, the FDNY Memorial Wall, Reflection Pools, Survivors Tree, and other memorial structures.
  • Includes pre-reserved tickets to the 9/11 Memorial Museum (self-guided).
  • Tour duration is approximately 2 hours.
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's start time.
  • Arrive early to be assured of nearby parking.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.
  • Bring sunscreen, hat, or raincoat.
  • Bring your camera!

Description

from 9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority Entry Museum Tickets
Like all cities around the world, New York City draws its stories and strengths from the triumphs and tragedies within its limits. On this touching tribute tour, go behind the headlines of the September 11th terrorist attacks to grant insight, understanding, and peace to those directly affected, the citizens of New York, and all those who found themselves at Ground Zero that sunny Tuesday morning in 2001.

Led by a local New York City licensed guide, embark on a two-hour walk through the places integral and spaces memorialized for the events of September 11th, 2001. This intimate tour begins on the steps of St. Peter's Church, where New Yorkers gathered for news of missing loved ones in the immediate aftermath of the attacks.

Visit St. Paul's Chapel, so close to the original World Trade Center, every day as the sun headed west; the shadows of the Twin Towers encompassed this small church. Hear of the incredible support this small, historic place offered for the victims and their families as a round-the-clock relief station for a full 9-months after the tragedy. See the messages and offerings that arrived here from across the globe. Entering the space spread across 8 acres of the World Trade Center former complex, now known as the 9/11 Memorial, pause before some of the most moving tributes, including the FDNY Memorial Wall, the Survivor Tree, and the reflecting pools - arguably the most recognized element of the Memorial, each element paying tribute to the almost 3,000 lives lost in connection to the site. Step into the Oculus, the city's former and now revived World Trade Center Transportation Hub, where light and architecture mingle in magnificent ways in dedication to the events of 9/11.

After some time visiting the exterior spaces, this tour builds in tickets to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, where you can spend time on your own. With pre-reserved tickets, you bypass any line as it stretches around the block, gaining priority access. Before the entrance, your guide will give you a good overview to make good use of your time and not miss any must-see exhibits. Due to this museum's emotional nature, you can take your time and experience this on your own.

The groups are kept small to ensure a level of intimacy befitting such a visit. They have chosen only the best local guides to give your tour a personal touch, giving the 9/11 Memorial and its surroundings the humanity and reverence it deserves.

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Frequently Asked Questions about 9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority Entry Museum Tickets

Where is the meeting point?

Departure point is at 22 Barclay Street (St. Peter's Church) with the meet up at the front steps of the church or as confirmed in your confirmation email. The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the Memorials of 9.11 tour start time. The tour guides will be holding a sign with the Walks logo and the words “MEET HERE” on it.

How long is this 9/11 Memorial Tour?

Approximately 2 hours.

What if I'm late?

If you are running late, it's best to contact the 9/11 Memorial Tour operator at the phone number on your e-ticket so they can reach out to your guide. This is not always possible for all tours - their guides are with other clients and already into the tour (they ask them not to use their phones during their tour). But in some cases, a few minute delay can be remedied. Most times, guides leave the meeting point within 5 minutes of the tour start time.

What is included in this 9/11 Memorial Ticket?

This tour includes a pre-reserved ticket to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. All tours are in English. Guests will enter the museum at 5pm for a self-guided tour. Average length of visit is 2 hours, so please plan for at least this much time.

What landmarks will we be visiting on this 9/11 Memorial Tour?

You will be seeing St. Peter’s Church and Tribute Cross, St. Paul’s Chapel and Cemetery, the Oculus, the FDNY Memorial Wall and Ten House, the Anne Frank Tree, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine, the Reflection Pools (9 11 memorial pools), the Survivor Tree, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum New York City.

Is transportation included?

No. This is purely a walking tour.

Is parking provided?

Multiple parking garages are located near St. Peter's Church and range from $25 - $50 per day.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this 9/11 Memorial Tour?

There aren't any age restrictions for this tour. True to their name, most of Walks Inc.'s tours involve walking for at least half, if not the majority of the time. With the exception of a few of their daytrips, driving tours, or boat excursions, you can expect to walk a fair amount. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

No.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes! There are a lot of photo opportunities on this 911 memorial and museum tour.

What should I bring?

Bring water, sunshield (hat, sunglasses, umbrella, and/or sunscreen), a raincoat, umbrella, or outer layers for the cooler months, and a photo ID.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

What happens if it rains?

Tours run rain or shine and tour guides are great at navigating through various weather conditions to ensure you're as comfortable as possible.

Should I bring a copy of my confirmation email?

A physical or digital copy of this confirmation email is not required to join your tour. Your guide (or tour coordinator) will have your name in their database so as long as you know the name on the booking, you're set!

How many people will be on the 911 Memorial Tour?

The tour is ideal for small groups of 20 individuals or less. Their tours allow up to 20 individuals at a time.

Are security measures in place at the museum?

Yes. Please note that certain items such as weapons, sharp items and scissors, or large bags are prohibited from entering the museum and guests will enter through airport-style security systems. Dangerous items will be confiscated and will not be returned.

Where is the 9/11 Memorial located?

The 9 11 Memorial is located at 180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007, USA. This is where the World Trade Center site previously stood during the September 11 2001 attacks. The surrounding landmarks you will see are where rescue and recovery efforts were made to help the people of New York City through the 9/11 attacks.