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WTC 9/11 MEMORIAL and Lower Manhattan Tour

(c)Amy Dreher

Adult Price From: $29.00
Child Price From: $19.00

WTC TOUR plus Admission
to 911 Memorial Museum

Adult Price from: $55
Child Price from: $19
Youth Price from: $36


 Visit Ground Zero - the single most historic area in the United States - with a licensed NYC tour guide and pay tribute to this great nation as you learn the rich and exciting history of NYC and America. Visit the National 9/11 Memorial and tour Ground Zero - the 16-acre site of unparalleled heroism. This moving and educational 3-hour NYC walking tour continues through Lower Manhattan where you will also see such icons as Wall Street, the Woolworth Building, Trinity Church and a virtual museum of historical skyscrapers.

                       Tour Itinerary Tour ScheduleMeeting LocationReviews
A licensed New York City tour guide will meet you at a convenient Midtown Manhattan location – in the Theater District - right on Broadway.  Your tour guide will provide you with a round trip MTA Metro Card and escort you onto the famed NYC Subway – all while explaining how to use it - as well as the intricacies and history of the entire system. We call it Subway 101 – an incredible lesson on using the NYC subway for future transportation! Upon disembarking the subway in Lower Manhattan you will begin a guided 3-hour walking tour during which you will visit and learn interesting facts about some of the most famous and memorable sites in New York City.

Some highlights of the tour may include the following:

  • National 9/11 Memorial (NOTE: Entry into the National 9/11 Museum is not included on this tour unless purchased as an option).
  • Ground Zero - where you will witness the progress of the World Trade Center rebuilding efforts – including One World Trade Center

  • The new World Trade Center Transportation Hub - with its spectacular centerpiece The Oculus - an architectural design likened to a bird about to take flight.  Imposing from the outside and utterly amazing from inside The Oculus is as much a shopping hub as a transit center - housing high-end and chain retailers along with specialty food and drink venues. 

  • The Bronze FDNY 9-11 Memorial Wall - a 56-foot long bronze sculpture dedicated to the 343 firefighters that fell on 9/11 - located on the side of New York City's famed fire station Ten House.

  • The NYC Police Memorial at the World Financial Center - a moving tribute to all NYC police officers who have been lost in the line of duty. 

  • The Survivor Tree and other touching memorials - both temporary and permanent - to the victims of September 11th.

  • Moving tributes to September 11th heroes at St. Paul’s Chapel - New York’s only surviving pre-Revolutionary church.

  • Trinity Church, where Alexander Hamilton and Robert Fulton are buried.

  • The Neo-Gothic Woolworth Building - the world's tallest building from 1913-1929.

  • A walk down narrow Wall Street, past the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Hall National Memorial - where you can see the scars of the 1920 terrorist attack on the JP Morgan Building.

  • OPTIONAL (for additional fee): Entry into the 911 Memorial Museum at 12:00 noon (time subject to availability at time of booking). 

  • The WTC 9/11 MEMORIAL and Lower Manhattan Tour price includes the following:

    • Escort from a convenient Midtown Manhattan location to Lower Manhattan 
    • Roundtrip Metro Card for the NYC Subway
    • The National 9/11 Memorial
    • Services of an experienced, officially Licensed NYC Tour Guide
    • OPTIONAL: Admission to the 911 Memorial Museum at 12:00 noon (additional fee)

    *NOTE: The National 9/11 Memorial is open to the general public without advanced reservations. Entry to the 911 Museum is not included on this tour.

    *NYCVP is not a part of, partner with, endorsed by, or connected in any way with the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum. NYCVP expressly disavows any responsibility for delays, operational problems, non-admittance, change in itinerary, crowd control, or any events beyond its control.

    *You will be provided with a fully funded round trip MTA Metro Card, NYCVP is not responsible for double swiping or misuse of MTA Metro cards for any reason.

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    WTC 9/11 MEMORIAL and Lower Manhattan Tour Schedule:

    * All tours depart at 9:00am * Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours * Tours depart from in front of McDonald's locate at 51st Street and Broadway * No tours are offered on September 11th, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day *

  • January and February: Monday and Saturday
  • March and April: Friday: Saturday and Monday
  • May: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • June through August: Daily 
  • September through December: Friday, Saturday and Monday

  • Please note: Midtown Manhattan is the only meeting location, therefore the tour is recommended for those who are staying in Midtown or Uptown Manhattan accommodations, or can comfortably get to Midtown Manhattan. It is not recommended for guests of Downtown (Lower Manhattan), New Jersey or Brooklyn hotels. The tour involves about one mile of walking. It is an easy and typical NYC walk without hills. Please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. The tour is escorted to Liberty Island and will operate rain or shine. The tour guide may change the itinerary to accommodate the weather, traffic or any condition or event in NYC that day. 

    NYCVP is not a part of, partner with, endorsed by, or connected in any way with the National Park Service or the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum. NYCVP expressly disavows any responsibility for delays, operational problems, non-admittance, change in itinerary, crowd control, or any events beyond its control. NYCVP has, through the services of the NPS, pre-reserved entry for tour participants via procedures established and maintained by the NPS & Statue Cruises. Return to Midtown Manhattan is on your own. There is no priority access to the return ferry from Liberty or Ellis Island. You will be provided with a fully funded Round Trip MTA Metro card, NYCVP is not responsible for double swiping or misuse of MTA Metro cards for any reason. 

    WTC 9/11 MEMORIAL and Lower Manhattan Tour Meeting Location, Directions and Other Important Information:

    Meeting Location:
    Tours depart from in front of McDonald's located at 51st Street and Broadway.

    Directions by Subway: 
    1 to 50th Street & Broadway
    B, D, E to 7th Avenue & 53rd Street
    N, R, W to 49th Street & 7th Avenue

    Your confirming tour voucher will be emailed to you once your credit card is processed. Please make sure you add and into your list of mailers from whom you can receive email.

    9/11 Visitor Information: 
    Public restrooms are not available on site.
    All visitors and baggage may be subject to security screening.
    Please limit the items that you bring with you.
    Bag storage is not available.

    NOTE: Please be advised, the NYC subway system is not wheelchair accessible for this tour. The tour operates rain or shine. The order and exact itinerary is dependent upon weather conditions, subway schedule and other factors and may change. No refunds are issued for any reason. Return to midtown is on your own. Tour guide gratuity is not included. New York City Vacation Packages is not responsible for delays, non-operation of tour or accessibility to sites mentioned in the itinerary. Itinerary may be altered if required due to weather, traffic, subway schedule changes, and/or any other condition beyond the control of NYCVP, the tour guides and/or vendors. Tours may be cancelled in advance due to insufficient participation. NYCVP is not responsible for anyone unable to keep up with a normal and reasonable walking tour pace, or anyone getting lost. Liability is expressly limited to the amount paid by patrons for the Tour. 

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    WTC 9/11 MEMORIAL and Lower Manhattan Tour Read What Tour Participants Have To Say About It!

    It was memorable, touching, and sad. It was also a learning experience to see the people's resilience.  I also visit the museum which was an unbelievable experience. My heart goes to all those families who were more affected by the terrorist attack, survivors and the once that lost loved ones. - CO, Gardena CA 

    Dear NYCVP: For the past two years, we have scheduled your Ground Zero/Lower Manhattan tour. We have been delighted to have Hal as our guide both years. He is awesome! He brings such a wonderful locals feel to the tour. He loves his City and it shows! He makes his audience love the City too. He is knowledgable, thorough, considerate, helpful and FUN! Thank you for providing such a super host and guide! Next year, I will ask for him again. My best, Dr. ND, Greeneville, Tennessee 

    Although I had previously been to the 911 memorial site, this seemed to be a more comprehensive look at an area that I am unfamiliar with- and boy was it! Tony was a personable, knowledgeable guide to 17 people and kept us together through the subway system and to the destination. We started with the area around the ground zero site. Tony gave us such interesting information and facts about the site, the re-building and amazing neighboring Lower Manhattan area including Battery Park and the beautiful new World Finance buildings. We then headed to the Memorial site and then on to the Wall Street area. The tour flowed so smoothly and went at a good pace. I would highly recommend to people interested in seeing a new area, history buffs or New Yorkers that are unfamiliar with the area. The only negative may be for people who want to spend a lot of time at the Memorial and their store which has some displays and film clips. I may even go in this tour again! -Lacey, Coopersburg, PA 



    Marc was wonderful and the tour he gave was the highlight of [our] trip to NYC. -JM

    We had a great time with Marc and he was very knowledgeable about the city. We enjoyed the walking tour the most. The next time we're in NYC we will definitely request Marc for any tours we do. Keep up the great work Marc. HT/JT

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