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Ground Zero tour with optional One World Observatory ticket

Free cancellation
Place: New York
Validity: Flexible
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted

Do this because

  • Explore the 9/11 Memorial and other key sites of Ground Zero
  • Listen to personal accounts of the 9/11 attacks from the local tour guides, who have personal connections to the events of that day
  • Gain access to the fascinating One World Observatory (Freedom Tower) following a guided tour of Ground Zero

What to expect

Your tour will begin at St. Paul’s Chapel on Broadway, a building considered to be the oldest public building still in use. During the 9/11 attacks, the Chapel miraculously survived without even a single broken window and served as a sanctuary for refuge and shelter throughout the aftermath. Now, it stands as a place of tribute for those around the world to commemorate first responders and innocent civilians, containing mementos and paraphernalia of support for the city.

Next, you’ll walk to the Firefighter's 9/11 Memorial Wall located at FDNY Engine 10 and Ladder 10. There, you’ll see a memorial dedicated to the city’s 343 first emergency responders who risked their lives on the day of the attacks. From here, you’ll head towards the 9/11 Memorial. There, you’ll have the opportunity to see the new Freedom Tower and World Trade Center.

The final stop on the tour (accessible via optional upgrade) will include the One World Observatory or the Freedom Tower. This journey begins at the Welcome Center. You’ll hear stories of the people who built the tower through a video montage and travel in the “Sky Pod” elevator which shows you a virtual time-lapse of the city as you ascend. Watch the fascinating See Forever Theatre before you descend to the 100th floor to the main observation deck where you’ll have a panoramic view of New York City’s incredible skyline.

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Important to know

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early because the tour departs on time. If late, you may not be able to catch and join the group
  • The tour happens in rain or snow, please dress for the weather
  • Tell the guide your name, there is no need to print out the ticket
  • The tour ends at the 9/11 Memorial, about 4 blocks from the meeting location
  • Videotaping the tour is not allowed without prior permission
  • One World Observatory tickets are an optional upgrade and are date/time specific and will be assigned based on availability
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What’s included

Live guided tour of Ground Zero and 9/11 Memorial led by New Yorkers with personal connections to 9/11

What’s not included

Tickets to the 9/11 Museum

One World Observatory tickets (accessible via optional upgrade)

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

Booking fee

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.


209 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA

Meeting point:

Please, start your tour outside of St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway. Look for the tour guide or representative, who will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue shirt/jacket.


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