9/11 Memorial Museum 4.8 (reviews)

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About 9/11 Memorial Museum

Everyone will always remember where they were on September 11th, but for the next generation of children it will be an event before their lifetime, so what better way to let them understand what happened on the exact spot that it actually happened - at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is located on the site of the World Trade Centers, and over the few hours you will spend there, there are a number of exhibits and sites to look at.

The Main Exhibitions feature the historical exhibition, the memorial exhibition, and the Foundation Hall.

The historical exhibitions are split up into three sections: the day of 9/11, pre-9/11 and post-9/11. These exhibits tell the story of what happened on this fateful day, including the events not only at the WTC but at the Pentagon and Flight 93.

The memorial exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum commemorates the lives that were lost. It's an interesting talking point for the family where they can realize that the event affected real people, with names and faces. Better suited for the older kids who can understand the history.

Last, there is the Foundation Hall which is a huge room which houses actual parts of the World Trade Centers 

The 9/11 Memorial Museum also have film features that cover subjects of the attack, and how it changed the world.

A moving and interesting experience, recommended for children over 10 years but the more mature younger ones might find it interesting and a great learning experience. 

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Adults Museum admission: $26

Children Museum admission: $15 (7-12 years ) $20 (13 - 17 years)

Free Under 6 years

Last Update 2023

Discount Members & 9/11 families free. Discounts US veterans and seniors $20

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9/11 Memorial Museum FAQ’s

Doing our bit

They have created a beautiful memorial to the events that occurred, and the lives lost on that fateful day

I’m Hungry! Can I get food at 9/11 Memorial Museum?

You're in New York City! There are so many places for you to enjoy something to eat before or after your visit

Any top tips when visiting?

Some of the content might not be suitable for children under 10 years

Does 9/11 Memorial Museum have a gift shop?

The Museum store has a range of gifts, DVDs, books, accessories and historic and educational material for you to take home

Teachers corner

They offer guided workshops, programs for youth and self-guided general admission as part of their education programs

Does 9/11 Memorial Museum have healthy eating or Vegan options?

There are plenty of healthy eating options for you in the city!

Is 9/11 Memorial Museum fully accessible?

The Memorial and Museum are wheelchair accessible, and there are also options for visitors with limited hearing and sight

Any additonal information?

The memorial is free, but you have to pay for the museum.