World Trade Center 911 and Ground Zero Walking Tour

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From $34.95

89 reviews   (4.91)

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Departs: New York, New York

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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[Best Valued 2-Hour Experience. All tour guides use large 11" x 17" photos to add richness to your experience.] This tour details the heroism of New York City's firefighters and the survivors of Stairwell "B." Walk in their path and learn how 16 people withstood the collapse of the north tower. Discover the miracle of the 911 surfer, who rode down with 88 stories of falling debris. In addition, grasp how the new World Trade Center was designed and constructed. This is the definitive walking tour of Ground Zero and the 911 Memorial Plaza. A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to the Non-Profit FDNY Foundation. Optional upgrades available for skip-the-ticket-line tickets to the 911 Memorial Museum and One World Observatory. All guests must go through security if Museum or Observatory options are chosen. All tours are in small groups with a maximum of 25 adults.

What's Included

911 Memorial Museum Skip the Ticket Line Access (Upgrade Available)

All Fees and Taxes

Narrated 2-Hour Walking Tour using Extra Large Visuals

One World Observatory Skip the Ticket Line Access (Upgrade Available)

What's Not Included

Gratuities are welcomed and appreciated

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • This tour is copyrighted
  • Well organized
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • This tour is copyrighted
  • Well organized

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Oculus
The experience starts at the Starbucks across the street from the Oculus, the most expensive subway hub in the world. The tour also introduces FDNY Captain John Jonas and his team "the Dragon Fighters."

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

There we'll continued to an overlook of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. From this vantage, one could see the entire complex which includes One World Trade Center, the Reflecting Pools, and the 911 Museum.   

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Winter Garden
Next we'll visit the reconstructed Winter Garden, the $60 million 10 story glass pavilion that was devastated during the attacks of September 11th. Next we'll visit the Eleven Tears Memorial, dedicated to the eleven American Express employees lost on that day.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
For those who select the 9/11 Memorial Museum Package, you'll be granted entry into the venue. This museum contains historical artifacts and donated personal items from the World Trade Center attacks. This is a self-guided tour where guests are invited to leisurely explore until closing.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

One World Observatory
For those who select the One World Observatory Package, you'll take the HyperSpeed Elevators to the Observatory on the 100th floor. During the 47-second elevator ride, you'll watch a timeline transformation of Manhattan. At the Observatory, be astonished by the amazing views of four different states. This is a self-guide experience where guests are invited to enjoy the Observatory until closing.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included


Great tour
Paul_C, 10-12-2022
The information supplied by Richard was Excellant. The museum was very emotiona. I highly recommend this tour
World trade center ground zero educational tour.
Barbara_B, 08-12-2022
We had the most wonderful tour guide, very knowledgeable ,educational friendly kind, caring and considerate.

It was a bit raining and the line was very long to go into the museum. My sister was from Boston and she was leaving early the next morning so we had to skip the museum.
Thank you,
Barbara Boyd
Tour of trade centre site
stuart_c, 08-12-2022
A very interesting and poignant tour of the site. Our tour guide Andrew was really knowledgeable and passionate explaining the detail of the events of the day also from a personal point of view. I would highly recommend this tour.
The tour was amazing
Delisa_S, 07-12-2022
Being in the right place and being able to see the twin towers and the fireman silhouette on the buildings
Great tour, guide had...
Laura_D, 08-11-2022
Great tour, guide had fantastic knowledge. All questions answered informativly. Would definitely recommend.

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