The guided tours take place at regular intervals during the day.
First tours depart at 9 am.
Last tours depart at 3 pm
What It Is
Tour the places which were struck worst by the airplane attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.
The guided tour the 9/11 Memorial, pays tribute to people who died in the attack or who later died from their injuries.
The walking tour also includes a visit to Saint Paul's Chapel, which was used as an emergency help centre on the day of the attack and is now used as a tribute centre.
Real life stories of bravery, sacrifice and devotion are also part of the tour.
Your will hear about the actions of the firefighters, members of the public, and other emergency services.
The 9/11 Museum stages a large collection of related artefacts and screens films.
Your Experience With Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial Tour & Optional 9/11 Museum Entry
You will tour the place where the infamous terror attacks took place on September 11th in 2001.
During the tour, you will hear stories about exceptional heroism, devotion and inspiring examples of humanity.
See the Saint Paul Chapel, which became the improvised help centre shortly after the attacks on the Twin Towers.
You will have the option of visiting the 9/11 Museum; inside you can find film screenings, information about significant events pre and post-attack, and personal items of the people who lost their lives on this fateful day.
What Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial Tour & Optional 9/11 Museum Entry Includes?
A professional local tour guide.
Walking tour of the Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial areas.
Headsets to hear your guide clearly (if needed).
Ticket and timed entry to the 9/11 Museum (if selected).
Things Before Go
Dress for cooler weathers as downtown Manhattan is often windy.
Entry to the 9/11 Memorial is a subject to airport style security checks, to minimise delays please do not bring any items which would not be permitted on a plane.
Arrive at the meeting point about 10 minutes in advance.
Even if you don't visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum, take note of 2 tridents that once belonged to the World Trade Center.
For testimonies related to September 11th, visit the 9/11 Tribute Center where you can hear stories conveyed by survivors and family members of the people who lost their lives on that day.
Is It Suitable for Me?
The walking tour is ideal for people who would like to learn more about the 9/11 attacks.
Except for very young kids, it is suitable for all ages.
The overall rate of this guided tour on Get Your Guide is 4.8 out of 5.
The rate on Viator is 4.5.
On the TripAdvisor website, people that took part in the tour rated the experience with 5 out of 5.
The past participants of this guided tour were very satisfied with the guide's attention to detail and the quality of the experience.
Many also felt moved by the condense of the museum and the guided tour.
Furthermore, the reviews point out that the guides are professional, knowledgeable and friendly.
Best Times to Visit
The walking tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial is available daily in any month of the year.
9/11 Museum (optional)
Address / Pick up Location
Meeting Point: outside the Saint Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway, New York.
Both 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Museum are accessible to visitors with limited mobility.
The guided tour starting at 10:30am caters to disabled visitors.
(509 Reviews )
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and TripAdvisor reviews