9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority Entrance Observatory Tickets

92 reviews

2 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • 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

Free Cancellation

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Latest Reviews

Alice was fantastic! Engaging, friendly, knowledgeable, and a top-notch storyteller.

Our guide Alice was extremely well versed about 9-11 and shared MANY items that were not very well known. She brought to life that sad time in our Country’s history that was palpable and touchable in so many ways. She made our visit to the areas surrounding the Memorial and within the Memorial very memorable and this walking tour will stick with me for the rest of my life. Thanks Alice, you are a wonderful Guide!

Brian our tour guide was truly sensational. He had humor, honesty, and heartfelt personal stories. All of us were touched and glad we were able to pay our respects to the thousands who perished on that horrific day. We witness many heroes and we wish Brian the best and thank you. Jeff, Jo, John, and Jean

Our guide did a miraculous job. We learned and saw so much and have a renewed respect for New York and all things surrounding 9/11! She was great!

This tour was fantastic and I found it to be one of the more important tours I've taken recently. The guide was extremely knowledgable having lived through 9/11 personally. Her authenticity in telling her story was very moving. She was very thorough in telling us about the symbolism of each place in and around the memorial- the thought that was put into the reconstruction. It was really good and the view from the top of One World Observatory is out of this world!

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.


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.
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
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.