9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority Entrance Observatory Tickets

187 reviews

2 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Spend time with a local New York guide visiting the most important sites and memorials of September 11th, 2001
  • Get priority access into One World Observatory avoiding long entrance lines
  • Visit the churches of St. Peter's and St. Paul's integral in the relief effort for first responders and their families
  • Pay homage at the Reflection Pools, the NYFD Memorial Wall, and the Survivors Tree
  • Hear first account stories of tragedy, heroism, and community cohesion from your dedicated guide
  • Join a small group of no more than 20 others to maximize the intimate nature of this topic
  • Sites Visited
  • St. Peter’s Church and Tribute Cross
  • St. Paul’s Chapel and Cemetery
  • Oculus
  • FDNY Memorial Wall and Ten House
  • Anne Frank Tree
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine
  • The Reflection Pools
  • The Survivor Tree
  • One World Observatory
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Pre-reserved priority access ticket to One World Observatory

Take an (incredible!) "skypod" to NYC's most impressive panorama

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Total Customer Reviews: 187

Verified Ratings
4.5 /5
based on 176 Walks’ customer ratings
Rating summary by category
Guide
4.6/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
This was a wonderful tour that captured so many aspects of the tragic day in powerful ways. Kevin, our tour guide, was the best! His personal experiences coupled with his vast knowledge made the tour both emotional and informative. I highly recommend this tour- just be sure to silence your phone the night before so you don't hear the 4 AM reminder text!
Verified · David · Jul 29, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Good
Rob was a likeable and kind person. More of the tour was unexpectedly spent around sites away from the World Trade Center with random stories. Felt more like a short history of Manhattan with anecdotal stories of Robs conversations with people. It was fine, just slightly different than expected.
Verified · Matthew · Jul 19, 2023 · USA · Male · 35 to 44 years
Excellent
The tour was very informative and the guide Rob did a great job of explaining other background facts about NYC and tactfully covering 9/11 events.
Verified · Mark · Jul 10, 2023 · United Kingdom · Male · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Our young family had a great time with Rob. He gave both factual and personal information on the events of 9-11 and tailored a bit for our kids ( ages 8 and 11). We havent been back to NYC in 6-7 years and still the tour was informative! Would definitely recommend for first timers as well. By the way, our 11 year old son said it was his favorite part of our NYC visit!
Tripadvisor customer · Jun 27, 2023
Excellent
Really great tour and very emotional. Rob was an excellent tour guy and was very knowledgeable. He also was very funny and seems to be very passionate about NYC and 9/11. Overall, cannot recommend this enough.
Tripadvisor customer · May 28, 2023

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
22 Barclay Street (St. Peter's Church). Meet at the front steps of the church.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

FAQs

Does this tour include the 9/11 Museum?
No. This tour includes pre-reserved tickets for One World Observatory only. To visit the 9/11 Museum please see our 9/11 Memorial & Museum tour.
What can I (and can I not) bring into One World Observatory?
You will need to pass through airport-style security to enter One World Observatory, and unavoidable lines can build up as people pass through security. Items forbidden from One World Observatory include: - Weapons of any kind - Large backpacks or bags (the only bags allowed inside must be within the range of 25 inches high, 17 inches wide & 9 inches deep) - Food, beverages or alcohol - Double-wide strollers - Professional camera or video equipment including tripods For an up-to-date list of prohibited items, visit https://oneworldobservatory.com/content/uploads/2015/03/OWO-Prohibited-Items.pdf
How long will it take me to visit One World Observatory?
Your pre-reserved observatory entrance is at 5pm sharp. The average length of visits is about 1 hour.

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