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“Emotional, educational and unforgettable”

The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
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US$26,00*
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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission
Ranked #4 of 1 153 things to do in New York City
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Through commemoration, exhibitions and educational programs, The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a nonprofit in New York City, remembers and honors the 2,983 people killed in the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, as well as those who risked their lives to save others and all who demonstrated extraordinary compassion in the aftermath of the attacks.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your trip to NYC probably includes some really fun and exciting stops. This isn't one of them. But, please make sure you include this in your travel plans. Just walking up the memorial brought tears to my eyes. The symbolism and magnitude are unforgettable. The museum is much larger than I expected. It was very crowded (even on a spring day), but worth the effort to stop, learn, listen and understand. This tragedy is a huge part of American history, and the artifacts will help preserve its importance. I thought it was very important to share this experience with my children, and I am glad I did.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still can’t believe that such a heartbreaking incident could have happened. What was done afterwards with the space is extraordinarily well designed and developed. The water that flows constantly brings inner peace and all the names just bring a tear to the eye. RIP

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pre booked the memorial walk and museum entry ahead and I would recommend this as it was very busy. The memorial walk was well worth doing, our guide was fantastic and you learnt so much more than just walking around on your own. He shared lots of stories with you, many of which were not easy to hear but you felt you had to hear them. We then went into the museum and watched the 2 short films they had, again worth doing. The museum was really well done but very difficult at points but I am so glad we made the effort to go, I think it something you have to do when you visit the city.

Thank fsba20
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The design of the whole site, both inside and out, is a perfect memorial to those who perished, and to those who lost their lives in their unselfish attempt to save as many as they could. It also serves as a fitting tribute to the survivors, too. God bless.

Thank David E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A memorial well worth the money and time. It’s extensive with details on all 4 flights that were part of the plan. Details include those who successfully got out and those unfortunately who were affected either in the attacks or from helping those affected. Good use of a variety of media and artefacts. So very sad but I would recommend a visit.

Thank Teresa F
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