This tour includes a free NY Skyride ticket*, a $36 value!

Located on the 2nd floor of the Empire State building, NY Skyride is New York's one and only virtual tour simulator.  It is an adventure tour of New York City narrated by actor Kevin Bacon, who takes seated guests on a special platform, soaring through Manhattan and the Big Apple skyline, gliding past the Statue of Liberty, dodging city cabs in Times Square, popping over Yankee Stadium, and buzzing past the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and United Nations, among the 30+ New York places to see.

* One free NY Skyride ticket per paying passenger

A free NY Skyride ticket is included with a purchase of a Double Decker bus tour or Double Decker combo tour only. Non Double Decker tours and attractions are not eligible for this promotion. Special ends June 30th, 2010. Special applies to online purchases made from June 1st through June 30th only. Tickets are redeemable from June 1st through September 3st, 2010.

    WTC Ground Zero Tour + 9/11 Museum Entry    
 $69 each
 $59 each

In remembrance of 9/11, this walking tour guides you through the former World Trade Center in New York, where the tragic events of 9/11 took place. The tour is guided by New Yorkers who have a personal connection to 9/11. You will hear their personal stories and the touching stories of tragedy and heroism of many other everyday citizens.

The tour will start at St. Paul's Chapel, the oldest public building in NYC still in continuous use. This church miraculously survived the falling building and debris from the 9/11 attacks despite it being only 1 block away. It became a makeshift rescue center during the aftermath and its iron fence became a bulletin board where family members posted notices of their missing loved ones. Today, with the mementos received from people around the world supporting New York City, the church serves as a tribute. Next, hear the heroic stories of the emergency responders at the Firefighter's 9/11 Memorial Wall, and see the Engine and Ladder Company 10/10, the fire station at Ground Zero.

Finally you'll enter the 9/11 Memorial, where you can pay your respects to those who lost their lives in the World Trade Center. See the Reflecting Absence Memorial, the largest man-made waterfall inside the 9/11 Memorial, symbolizing the vast void left by the tragedy. Learn how the names of the nearly 3,000 victims are placed around the waterfall next to their friends, family members, colleagues. See the new Freedom Towers and World Trade Center rise from the ground. You can stay as long as you wish in this beautiful 8 acre green city oasis.

Our guide will provide you with timed entry tickets to minimize wait times. The museum entry times are approximately 12:30pm for the morning tour and 4:00pm for the afternoon tour, but can vary depending on availability for that day. The guide will give you a preview of the museum and what to expect so you can optimize your time spend inside the museum and not miss seeing things important to you. The Museum visit will be unguided and to be enjoyed at your own pace.

The 9/11 Museum contains artifacts from the events of 9/11. You'll be able to hear recordings from people who were there that day.

Tour highlights:

  • St. Paul's Chapel - Makeshift rescue center and tribute
  • Firefighter's 9/11 Memorial - Hear the stories of the emergency responders
  • Engine and Ladder Co 10/10 - See the fire station of Ground Zero
  • Reflecting Absence Memorial - largest man-made waterfall
  • Freedom Tower and the new World Trade Center
  • 9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero
  • 9/11 Museum Entry

Tour Length
Ground Zero Tour: 90 minutes

Typical 9/11 Museum visit: 2 - 4 hours

Daily at 10:30AM and 2:00PM

Saint Paul's Chapel at 209 Broadway, between Fulton and Vesey Streets.
Adult: $69  Child (Ages 7-17): $59
Terms and Conditions:
On-line tickets are non-refundable and can be redeemed up to ONE YEAR from date of purchase. 
(Please be aware that day trips are NOT valid one year from the date of purchase.) 

Any passenger requiring special assistance such as an ADA-accessible bus is requested to inform us at time of reservation and must notify us no later than 48 hours prior to departure.
WTC Ground Zero Tour + 9/11 Museum Entry
Adult: $69   Child(Ages 7-17): $59


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