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9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York City

9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York City

Spend a day filled with emotion and reflection as you visit the National September 11 Memorial and Museum honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

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Trip Duration: 1 Day

Meals Included: None

Tour Director: Yes

Activity Level: Moderate



Deluxe motorcoach transportation.

Memorial & Museum Admission



National 9/11 Museum

The National September 11 Memorial Museum serves as the country's principal institution for examining the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events, and exploring the continuing significance of September 11, 2001.


The Museum's 110,000 square feet of exhibition space is located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site - telling the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. The lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks are commemorated and visitors have the opportunity to learn about the men, women, and children who died.


The monumental artifacts of the Museum provide a link to the events of 9/11, while presenting intimate stories of loss, compassion, reckoning, and recovery that are central to telling the story of the attacks and the aftermath.


Security screening is mandatory for all visitors.

All bags, equipment, and personal belongings are subject to mandatory security screening.

Permissible baggage, handbags, backpacks, shopping bags, equipment, and belongings are limited to 8x17x19"


Once you exit the museum, no re-entry is allowed.


National 9/11 Memorial

Experience the National September 11 Memorial, a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, PA, and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. The Memorial's twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in the North America. The pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history.


Need to Know:

Approximate arrival time into NYC is 11am with a 11:15am admission into the 9/11 Museum. Guests are on own to explore the museum at leisure. There is no time limit; however, once you exit the museum, no re-entry is allowed.


Guests are on own to explore the outdoor 9/11 Memorial as well.


There are strong security restrictions at the 9/11 Museum - try to refrain from bringing large backpacks and/or purses.


No baggage larger than 8x17x19" will be permitted, and bag storage is not available.


The museum is quite large and requires a lot of walking and standing. Please wear comfortable shoes.


Wheelchair and Wheeled Walker Availability:

Manual wheelchairs (standard and wide) and wheeled walkers are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis at the Coat Check in Concourse Lobby in the Museum. Wheelchairs are provided solely for use in the Museum, and advance reservations are not available.


Museum Seating:

There is limited seating throughout the Museum. Benches are available in Concourse Lobby, on the Ramp, in Memorial Hall, Foundation Hall, and within the memorial and historical exhibitions.


Eyre has a select quantity of wheelchair accessible motorcoaches available; therefore, we suggest you contact a Travel Advisor to discuss any needs you may have before reserving your trip.



NYC Vaccination Requirements:

People entering all indoor restaurants, entertainment venues, museums, and other businesses must present the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) paper vaccine card. Without a vaccine card, individual businesses may choose to require proof of vaccination or take other precautions, and consistent with the State's implementation of federal CDC guidance, masks are still required for unvaccinated individuals. Policies are subject to change.


-People 12 and older participating in public indoor activities will be required to show proof they have received two vaccine doses, except for those who have received the one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


-Children ages 5 to 11 are required to have proof of at least 1 does of a vaccine for public indoor activities.


For proof of vaccination, you can use:


-CDC Vaccination Card. A digital photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.


-NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization record, including from your health care provider. A digital photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.


-NYC COVID Safe App: You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with your photo ID.


-CLEAR Health Pass: You can use the digital vaccine card option in the CLEAR app if you are 18 and older and are fully vaccinated.


-Excelsior Pass: To use this app, you will need the phone number or email address associated with your New York vaccination record.

Pick Ups:

Departure Times:
5:55am Georgia Avenue Park & Ride, Silver Spring
6:00am Leisure World Clubhouse II, Silver Spring
6:30am Long Gate Park & Ride, Ellicott City
7:15am Cromwell Bridge Park & Ride, Towson

Trip Details

11:15am (Approximate) Arrival at 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Lunch on own
5:30pm Depart for home

Drop Offs:

Return Times:
9:30pm Cromwell Bridge Park & Ride, Towson
10:15pm Long Gate Park & Ride, Ellicott City
10:45pm Georgia Avenue Park & Ride, Silver Spring
11:00pm Leisure World Clubhouse II, Silver Spring

Subject to Change

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ellicott City Long Gate Park and Ride
Meadowbrook Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Leisure World Leisure World - Club House II (Residents ONLY)
3300 N Leisure World Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906
Silver Spg/Rockville, MD Georgia Ave Park & Ride
16000 Georgia Ave, Rockville, MD 20853
Towson, MD Cromwell Bridge Park & Ride
Cromwell Bridge Rd Towson, MD 21286
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