Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Activity #655
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Rating: 4.5  120 rating points
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Last 3 months 12 32 0 = 32 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 24 61 1 = 60 96% 4.7
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

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Witness the 9/11 Recovery in a powerful, interactive tour based on the work of Official Ground Zero Photographer Gary Marlon Suson.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 1
Felt like it was a scam
Fri, May 24, 13   11:00 AM lthollenbeck Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I felt as though I had been scammed. They made this seem like it was an actual museum. It was not. It was a dirty room with pictures that anyone could put on their walls. This started out with us being whisked away up a stair case (no inquiry if anyone couldn't walk the stairs). Then, the women were told to put their purses on a shelf. No lockers, not where they could be seen, just forced to part with your purse. The shelf was completely out of sight. I asked if I could have my water with me, as I needed it due to a disability. I was told NO. I felt extremely uncomfortable with my purse just sitting on a shelf, in the dark, where I could not see it. I got up and took my purse with me and sat back down on the stool that was provided for me. I was immediately told that I could not have my purse with me. I felt that was an outrage. I felt as though they were planning on either scanning my credit cards, or just stealing cash out of my wallet. There was no excuse, whatsoever for my purse to be on a shelf, with no lock or security of any kind. No reason was given. Even if the reason (which I doubt) was that they didn't want anyone to take anything, they could have left our purses in plain sight and in the same room as we were in. My feeling was that this was nothing more than a big fake. Anyone could have blown up some pictures and called it a museum. I felt this was a big rip off and what was even more despicable was that they were using 911 as their excuse to steal from the public. I felt that the advertising was misleading. If I had realized that this was not affiliated with the official Ground Zero/911 Memorial, I never would have spent $25.00. They taught me nothing.
Rating: 5
A Must See
Thu, May 23, 13   1:00 PM DBuxton8302 Female 50-59 Combination Family Without Children
Don't miss this opportunity to see the work of the sole photographer authorized at Ground Zero during the recovery efforts. Unlike the 9/11 Memorial (which is a must see as well), you get such a personal view of the attack and the lives impacted. Photographs and personal effects fill this museum and provide an up close and personal view of the attack and recovery. We had the opportunity to meet the artist and founder of the museum, which was wonderful, but the docent we had was also fantastic.
Rating: 5
Outstanding exhibit
Wed, May 22, 13   11:00 AM halletippy Female 40-49 Local Individual
This exhibit was informative and very realistic. Because it focused on the recovery efforts I think that it would also be appropriate for middle school aged children and upwards because there were no inappropriate pictures. In addition the use of the listening devices was a great oidea because you could view the exhbit at your own pace.

Highly recommended tour!
Rating: 4
Moving Experience
Sat, May 18, 13   11:00 AM jsalem Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
For a Canadian couple who only saw what happened during 9-11 through media reports, this was an excellent way to better understand the heroism that took place following the tragedy.

You hear directly from the photographer what he saw and experienced while police and firefighters spent months searching through the rubble. It's not just about seeing the photographs and artifacts, but about hearing the stories of those that dedicated their lives to making the clean-up meaningful to those who survived and families grieving those who did not.

A moving, powerful exhibit for anyone comfortable feeling emotional and wanting to remember the devestation.

I would not recommend this exhibit for small children.
Rating: 4
very touching
Thu, May 9, 13   11:00 AM pchelina Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
i would rather reccomend to visit that small museum than to go to Grand Zero
Rating: 5
Ground Zero museum workshop a MUST-SEE
Wed, May 8, 13   11:00 AM DianaLangloi Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
Strongly suggest taking in this one room museum of 9/11 photos BEFORE going to the 9/11 Memorial site.

The photos and artifacts in this museum are powerful, emotional and inspirational all at the same time. Really like that the photographer told the story that accompanies each photo through the use of a headset. You will need two hours if you really want to see and hear it all. It totally brings back the events of that day and following weeks...lest we forget!
Rating: 5
A must do on a trip to New York
Tue, May 7, 13   1:00 PM mbramley1234 Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Everyone was largely silent as we began the workshop tour, and then as we walked around the room, listening, remembering, discovering, understanding. Afterwards, we rated it as the best experience we had during our five wonderful days in New York. A visit to the Ground Zero site is moving, but this photographic tribute to the firemen ofNew York is an absolute must do on any trip to New York.
Rating: 4
We have to remember !
Sat, May 4, 13   1:00 PM josee_rufer Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Other
Nice small place. Efficient museum. Wonderful photos !
Rating: 5
One of New York City's best kept secrets
Wed, Apr 24, 13   11:00 AM LeisaSlater Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I enjoyed being able to move through the museum at my own pace. A very touching & informative collection of pictures & related materials from that horrible day. Thank you Gary Marland Suson for sharing.
Rating: 4
Appreciated the artifacts/lacked Sept.11 footage
Sun, Apr 21, 13   12:00 PM joeandrita Female 70+ Combination Other
The group thought, regardless of the intensity, that they should have captured/reviewed the actual days events as horrific as they were. Then we would appreciate the various artifacts to the utmost.