Walking Tour of Ground Zero with Optional 9/11 Memorial Admission

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  • Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours depending on tour selection
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Product code: 5250GROUNDZERO
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Gain a deeper understanding of 9/11 on this walking tour of Ground Zero with a certified guide who has a personal connection with the events of that fateful day. Be captivated by first-hand stories as you explore the site of the World Trade Center. Choose to enter the 9/11 Memorial, where you can pay tribute to the lives lost. You'll also explore Manhattan’s Financial District, visiting places like Wall Street and Federal Hall, the site of New York's first terrorist attack in September of 1920.

Highlights
  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Meet in Lower Manhattan and begin with a walking tour of the Financial District, where you’ll visit sites like historic Federal Hall, the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street and St Paul Chapel, which served as a makeshift rescue center during the terrorist attacks.

Visit the Steel Beam Cross, a symbol of hope for the city, and stop by the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial and the World Financial Center. Then, follow your guide to Ground Zero, where you’ll gain an understanding of the tragic events of 9/11.

As you explore the site where the World Trade Center once stood, you’ll be captivated by real first-hand stories of 9/11 from your guide, who has a personal connection with that fateful day in New York City.

2.5-hour Tour with Memorial: Complete your 9/11 experience and choose the optional 9/11 Memorial admission. As you enter the National 9/11 Memorial, where you can pay your respects to those who lost their lives. Timed admission to the 9/11 Memorial is included with this upgrade and your tour guide will accompany you into the site, built in honor of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. The names of every victim of the attack are inscribed in panels alongside twin reflecting pools, which are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest man-made waterfalls in North America. You'll have until 6pm to explore the memorial on your own.

1.5-hour Tour with Memorial: For those guests who prefer less walking but still want a deeper understanding of the events surrounding 9/11 and the acts of heroism that rallied a nation, a 90-minute tour is available. Explore Ground Zero as your guide takes you through the World Trade Center. Admire the Reflecting Absence Memorial, the largest man-made waterfall. Make a visit to St. Paul’s Chapel and the Steel Beam Cross. Your tour concludes at the 9/11 Memorial where you can pay your respects to those who lost their lives in the World Trade Center.

Please note: This tour does NOT meet at the 9/11 Memorial. This is the final stop should you choose the Admission option where you may choose to stay as long as you wish.

Schedule details

Walking Tour of Ground Zero with Optional 9/11 Memorial Admission

9/11 Memorial

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Departure Point:
2pm and 3:15pm tours: 15 Broad Street, Lower Manhattan

10:30am tour only:
Saint Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway between Fulton and Vesey Street

Please note: We do NOT meet at the 9/11 Memorial. That is the last stop should you choose the Admission option where you may choose to stay as long as you wish
Return Details:
End at 9/11 Memorial

Pricing information

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Tour options:
1030am Departure with MemorialCode: AM1030MEM

1.5-hour tour departing at 10:30am with shorter itinerary. Includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial. Tour meets at Saint Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway between Fulton and Vesey Street.

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$35.00
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2pm Tour Only - No MemorialCode: PM200TOUR_NO_MEMORIAL

2-hour tour departing at 2pm. This does NOT include 9/11 Memorial admission. Tour meets OUTSIDE the front entrance of 15 Broad Street.

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$25.00
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2pm Departure with MemorialCode: PM200MEM

2.5-hour tour departing at 2pm. Includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial. Tour meets OUTSIDE the front entrance of 15 Broad Street.

From USD
$35.00
Pricing details
3:15pm Tour Only - No MemorialCode: PM315TOUR_NO_MEMORIAL

2-hour tour departing at 3:15pm. This does NOT include 9/11 Memorial admission. Tour meets OUTSIDE the front entrance of 15 Broad Street.

From USD
$25.00
Pricing details
3:15pm Departure with MemorialCode: PM315MEM

2.5-hour tour departing at 3:15pm. Includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial. Tour meets OUTSIDE the front entrance of 15 Broad Street.

From USD
$35.00
Pricing details

Additional information

Walking Tour of Ground Zero with Optional 9/11 Memorial Admission

World Trade Center

Inclusions:
  • Narrated walking tour
  • Guide with personal connection to 9/11
  • Priority timed entrance to 9/11 Memorial (if option selected at time of booking)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities
Additional Information:
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • 2pm and 3:15pm tours are not wheelchair or stroller accessible
  • 1.5-hour tour at 10:30am is wheelchair accessible
  • 1.5-hour tour at 10:30am includes entrance to 9/11 Memorial
  • Please dress appropriately and bring layers in case of cold weather
  • 9/11 Memorial admission is not included unless option is selected at time of booking
  • Please note: At times, the 9/11 Memorial will close or not have passes available due to weather, special events or other circumstances beyond our control. In the instances where the tour operator continues to conduct the tour, but cannot enter the 9/11 Memorial, no refunds will be provided. Should this occur, you will be given the option to reschedule to another available tour
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