Will never forget the experience. You come away from the Memorial with a sense of sadness similar to the feeling you have at Gettysburg. Never forget those who were slaughtered.
Start your visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum with a self-guided tour of the exhibitions and multimedia displays. The museum itself is located below the 9/11 Memorial, the reflecting pools that are the footprints of the Twin Towers that fell due to the devastating terrorist attack in 2001.
With your timed admission, you have guaranteed entry to stay for as long as you want. It is suggested that you take at least two hours to wander the museum. This admission saves you time by giving you direct entry into the center with your mobile device.
Be sure to to download the free audio guide to your Apple or Android device so you can get the most out of your museum experience.
The museum also includes a pair of main exhibits: a memorial exhibition called In Memoriam, in honor of the people who lost their lives that day in 2001 as well as the people who were killed during the World Trade Center 1993 bombing. The second exhibition is September 11, 2001, a three-part exhibition that tells the tale of the day and analyzes motives for the attacks. It also shows the aftereffects of the attack and how the event changed the world, both locally and globally.
This museum experience brings out the emotions in the guests who visit. Get ready to hear the stories of loss and sadness, of compassion and recovery, as you explore the space.
“Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” is a new special exhibition opening on June 27 at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The exhibition explores how sports leagues, teams, athletes and their fans helped to unite and console the country as we grieved after September 11, 2001, and how sporting events gave us a reason to cheer again. The exhibition shows the significance of sports in the lives of victims of the 9/11 attacks, whether as fans or amateur athletes, as well as how their loved ones found ways to remember them through sports.
Please visit the entrance to the Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11 exhibition located inside the museum learn about your entry options.
If this is the original Museum, it was one of the most moving and sad places i have visited, it makes you realise the scale of everything. The first thing we noticed, was the smell, burning fuel. Then as you go round, the glass display...More
This museum provides the complete picture of the 9/11 event. It is profound and touching and at times almost overwhelming. There are numerous examples of heroism. You cannot help but be affected by what you see and hear.
This Museum is extremely well done. As you take the stairs and realize floor by floor how the history of this terrible day in our history brings it all back. I do suggest to visit and listen carefully to all the voices from the twin...More
The entire memorial seems devoid of personality and heart. Not enough personal tributes, not enough displays about the heroes involved. It feels too artsy as if the goal was to be as non-controversial as possible. Very underwhelming.