As you explore the stunning, expressive memorial, you’ll see nearly 3,000 names of those fallen inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the twin Memorial pools. Each of the Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are nearly an acre in size, and feature the largest man-made waterfalls in North America. The Memorial commemorates the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on US soil, and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history. Standing in the imprint of where these glorious towers once stood is an extremely emotional experience.
The tour may be graphic and inappropriate for children under 10 years old, but use your own discretion as to the appropriateness of this tour for your child. If you would like to talk to your children about 9/11, the 9/11 Memorial site provides Tips for Talking to your Children. www.911memorial.org/talk-children-about-911 .
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Comments about Smart Destinations :
Should have read the fine print. Although everything about 9/11 is moving, the 9/11 Tribute is more of a tourist attraction. We spent very little time in the Tribute and did not take the walking tour that came with the ticket. The 9/11 Museum which is in the Trade Center Complex is really where we wanted to be so we paid again and did that.
9/11 Memorial is open to the public. Tours are limited and subject to availability. Upon arrival, you will be scheduled on the next available tour. Tour may not be appropriate for children under 6 years old.
Last ticket will be sold a half hour before closing, which is 5:30 pm on Monday-Saturday and 4:30 pm on Sunday.
Phone: (212) 393-9160 ext. 138 (call for local details)
Tours are limited and subject to availability. Upon arrival, you will be scheduled on the next available tour. Tour may not be appropriate for children under 6 years old. Last ticket will be sold a half hour before closing, which is 5:30 pm on Monday - Saturday and 4:30 pm on Sunday
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