"Tribute WTC 9/11 Walking Tours" Ground Zero - World Trade Center Tip by Karnubawax

The Tribute WTC 9/11 Gallery offers walking tours around the perimeter of the WTC construction site. While they don't go anywhere that you couldn't walk on your own, what you do get is a tour guide who has a personal connection to the events of 9/11 and a story to tell. They can also point things out, which is useful as the WTC site is essentially just a big hole in the ground with lots of construction equipment around it.

It's kind of hard to hear them because it's an working construction site, but, once you get indoors, you can relax and listen to their stories.

Is it worth the $10? I would say maybe, maybe not. I found the galleries themselves to be much more powerful. My other gripe with the tour was that it was too long; they say allot 75 minutes, but ours took over an hour and a half - which is a long time to look at a construction site.

But, do as you will... you will definitely learn something about 9/11 that you didn't know, and, at the very least, you should definitely check out the galleries and St. Paul's Cathedral. The Walking Tour costs $10 and lets you in the galleries, and the galleries alone is a suggested $10 admission, so it's not really a question of money. If you've got lots of time, I'd say do it.

Address: 120 Liberty St
Directions: On the south side of the WTC site. So when you get out of the subway you have to go left and then right at Liberty St.
Phone: (212) 266-5211
Website: http://www.911memorial.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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