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Guide to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in NYC

Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and find out where to pay your respects on September 11 with our commemorative guide

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On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of September 11, visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum, commemorate the date with 9/11 memorial events around NYC or take guided walking tours exploring the history of the area. New York and our stunning skyline have come a long way since 2001, with the addition of the beautiful One World Trade Center, as well as new New York attractions such as the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. If you'd like to visit to remember the fearless firefighters, officers and victims who lost their lives during this horrific act of terrorism, here's everything you need to know. 

Where is the 9/11 Memorial & Museum?

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum are located on 180 Greenwich Street, Manhattan, New York.

How do I get to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum?

Take the 1 train to Rector St or the R to Cortlandt St. You can also take the 2/3 to Park Pl or the A/C/J/2/3/4/5 to Fulton St. 

How much are tickets to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum?

The 9/11 Memorial is free to the public daily from 7:30am to 9pm. The Museum admission price is $24 for adults, $20 for seniors and college students, $18 U.S. veterans; $15 for children (7 to 17). Members go for free. Admission, plus a 60-minute guided tour is $44 for adults, $40 for seniors and college students, $38 for U.S. veterans, $35 for children (7 to 17). 9/11 Family Members go for free. FDNY/NYPD/PAPD pay $12 with valid ID. 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers go for free with registration. Active/Retired U.S. Military members go for free with valid ID. There is free admission to the museum of Tuesdays from 5pm to close. For tickets to One World Observatory plus the Memorial and Museum, buy here

9/11 Memorial Museum events

The Table of Silence Project 9/11
Dance

The Table of Silence Project 9/11

The half-hour performance features more than 100 dancers circling the Revson Fountain

Tribute in Light
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Tribute in Light

The beams of blue light arranged in the shape of the Twin Towers are visible for 60 miles on a clear night.

National September 11 Memorial Ceremony
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National September 11 Memorial Ceremony

Families of the victims gather for a reading of the names and moments of silence marking when the planes struck. 

Official September 11 Memorial Tour
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Official September 11 Memorial Tour

An official guide from the National September 11 Memorial and Museum leads this walk around the reflecting pools. 

National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Museums

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

The memorial was unveiled during a ceremony on September, 11, 2011.

9/11 memorial archive

On 9/11, Time Out NY's editors share why New York is the greatest city in the world

On 9/11, Time Out NY's editors share why New York is the greatest city in the world

The 9/11 Museum expected to open next year; see the progress (video)

The 9/11 Museum expected to open next year; see the progress (video)

9/11 memorials
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9/11 memorials

 

9/11 remembered
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9/11 remembered