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9/11 Memorial Museum

New York, NY

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Address: 911 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006, USA Number: 212-266-5211 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

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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How much does it cost?

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Adults

Museum admission: $24

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Children

Museum admission: $15

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Discount

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

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Free Under

6 years

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Last Updates

2015

Additional Information

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

Any top tips?

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

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

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner

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

Can I get one of those?

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

Need a little extra help?

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

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When can we go?

Memorial: 7:30am - 9pm daily. Museum 9am open, 8pm close Sun to Thurs. 9pm Fri & Sat

All year round

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