Best Attractions & Activities: Ground Zero Museum Workshop, known as the "Biggest LITTLE Museum in New York" is open every day of the week. Visitors looking to learn more about September 11 & the "Recovery" come to this museum before making their trek to the former World Trade Center site. Tours last about two hours and are limited to 28 persons per tour, and are often led by firefighters. The rare images of September 11 and the events that followed are photographed by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official Photographer at Ground Zero for the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Mr. Suson decided to build a museum that would help visitors to NYC understand what went on "inside" Ground Zero. . All tours consist of a historical introduction by a trained guide, a 12-minute video presentation, an interactive walk-through history of select WTC artifacts, and lastly, the self-guided audio experience which details the history behind 80 stunning images from the Ground Zero Recovery The word "workshop" because it is interactive by nature, especially since visitors may pick up and hold certain remnants. Admission is $25.00 per person for the 2-hour tour and this is used to cover the museum's operating costs and also shared with the FDNY and 9/11 charities listed on this website. Located eight minutes from the Freedom Tower (formerly known as Ground Zero.) For more information, visit http://www.groundzeromuseumworkshop.com
Art Museums: Before visiting the World Trade Center site, people wanting to learn more about 2001's 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York should stop by this unique museum, billed as the "The Biggest Little Museum in New York." Indeed, the museum tells the story of tragedy, shock and recovery via real World Trade Center artifacts, audio clips and fascinatingly poignant photography of Gary Marlon Suson, the official Ground Zero photographer of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. NB Closed on Wednesdays.
Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:
Best Attractions & Activities: "Advance ticket purchase is necessary. Ticket and merchandise purchases are tax deductible. For immediate family members of 9/11 victims and for active FDNY, PAPD and NYPD with proper I.D., tours are complimentary."