Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Activity #655
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Rating: 4.6  175 rating points
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Last 6 months 29 64 3 = 61 96% 4.5
Last 12 months 77 182 7 = 175 96% 4.6
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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: 5
Wonderful and touching museum
Sun, Mar 10, 13   2:00 PM amiebrauer Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
View artifacts and photos of Ground Zero in a very small 2 room museum. Not good for small children. Good commentary on the artifacts and photos.
Rating: 5
Fantastic experience
Sun, Mar 10, 13   12:00 PM st1960 Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Our visit was a truly moving experience, all of the photographs and artefacts give you a real feel of what went on after 9/11 and the personal commentary by Gary Suson, the photographer, made it very personal. We also had the pleasure of meeting Gary and that made our visit even better. I would certainly recommend this to anyone and would also suggest you visit this museum before going to the 9/11 memorial.
Rating: 5
a good experience
Sun, Mar 10, 13   12:00 PM Innocenzi Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
It's a small, one room exhibit. But so full of wonderful pictures and artifacts. It made that day come back to you in a different way. It made you experience that day again but this time in a personal way. I walked away feeling that I experienced that tragedy through different eyes; the eyes of the heroes that were part of the rescue operation and the clean up. It was heartwarming, sad and disquieting. It made me long for the spirit that the American people had that day. I pray we come together again.
Rating: 4
Meaningful insight prior to visiting Ground Zero
Sat, Mar 2, 13   1:00 PM Pauline14 Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Other
It is much smaller than I imagined, but there were only 4 of us so it was intimate and quiet and we had lots of space and time to look at everything and read/hear about it. I can't imagine what a squeeze it would be if there were upwards to 15 in the tour group. It made our visit to Ground Zero itself more meaningful, and it allowed us to share the perspective of this tragedy through the eyes of the Fire Department and other involved personnel. As we passed Fire Halls in New York afterwards, it stopped us in our tracks. I would like to suggest that the fact that the entrance fee proceeds are distributed to 6 Ground Zero charities should have a higher profile. One of our party thought it was a private (for profit) enterprise until I pointed out otherwise to them. We were all very glad we went.
Rating: 5
"A Museum Never to be Forgotten"
Thu, Feb 28, 13   11:00 AM jann35 Female 60-69 Local Family Without Children
This museum is amazing - interesting, informative - however, very emotional. Although we did not know any of the victims or survivors of the 9/11 tragedy personally, the museum touched us so deeply. The photographs are very moving and the narratives enlightening. The photographer did an outstanding job portraying the compassion of the responders. Overall, an outstanding museum!
Rating: 5
An amazing experience!
Thu, Feb 28, 13   11:00 AM amychaudhuri Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I would recommend this experience to anyone. It was very emotional but incredibly informative. They all should be very proud of the work they have done to document this historic event.
Rating: 5
Incredibly moving and very educational
Fri, Feb 22, 13   1:00 PM jilliediane Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
This is the only place in the world that you will be able to experience the intensity of this event this intimately. This room brings you right into ground zero. Beautifully narrated and shared in a most compassionate way. I recommend this experience before visiting the memorial. NOT TO BE MISSED!
Rating: 2
A bit disappointed
Wed, Feb 20, 13   11:00 AM rubyjj1 Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
Unfortunately we were rather disappointed with this 'workshop tour'. We did not feel it was worth $25 per person. Its a shame as we were only in New York for 4 days and were looking forward to this. Although the guide was very sweet there just wasn't enough there for 2 hours as the ticket suggests. Some items on display were interesting and i'm sure it could be beneficial for anyone with connections to Ground Zero. For us though, to sit and watch 20 minutes TV news footage and then make your own way around a small room to look at photos and some items found just wasn't worth $25.
Rating: 4
Emotional visit
Mon, Feb 18, 13   2:00 PM michaellacey Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
This is only a small museum but it packs a lot of information into it - it took us 2 hours to listen to and look at everything on display. You really get a feel for what it must have been like on that day. It's difficult to understand what they all must have gone through but this gives you an idea. Visit this place before visiting the actual 911 Memorial - it will mean more to you.
Rating: 3
Not a Must Do if limited on Time.
Thu, Feb 14, 13   1:00 PM rotterman Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We spent 4 days in NYC, trying to hit the highlights of the city. This stop was interesting but I can't say it is on the "Not To Be Missed" list of sights to see for a first time visitor with limited time. Too much emphasis was put on the photographer, between the news clip of his television interview to the numerous times he was referenced to in the short lecture, I felt they wanted visitors to be well aware of his name above everything else. Once the official 9/11 Memorial museum is open next Fall, I don't feel a trip to this one would be necessary. They could also clean their restroom, honestly the most filthy one we visited in our stay.