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NYC: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and 9/11 Memorial Tour

1. NYC: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and 9/11 Memorial Tour

Visit over 12 top downtown NYC attractions with this special access ticket and tour. Save time and see more: Statue of Liberty, Museum Access, Ellis Island, 9/11 Memorial, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Charging Bull, Federal Hall, Federal Reserve Bank, Trinity Church, Fearless Girl, and more. Meet your guide in the Financial District to learn about the history of NYC, the early Dutch settlement and how it transformed to the financial capital today. As you walk along Wall Street, you’ll see the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and other financial and historical institutions. Next stop is the 9/11 National Memorial where you’ll see the enormous reflecting pools, the largest man-made fountains. You’ll hear stories of the events, tragedy and heroism of that day. The guide will take you directly to the Reserve ticket line where you will get priority boarding to the ferry that will take you to Liberty Island. Before sending on your way to Liberty Island, your guide will tell you the key things to check out on Liberty and Ellis Island as well as share the amazing stories of America immigration and the story behind the Statue of Liberty. It is a better experience to explore the Liberty and Ellis Island at your own pace after you are given the history and the key sites to check out. You decide where you’d like to spend more time – whether it is to learn the history and construction of the Statue, admire the views of NYC or look for your ancestors’ names on Ellis Island. As you sail to the island you’ll see the amazing NYC skyline. Get those cameras ready for amazing views of Lady Liberty and NYC. Once on Liberty Island, there are handheld audio guide (available in 9 different languages) you can use while exploring the islands and museums. 8:45: Meet expert guide outside the fence of 24 Broad Street 9:00: Guided tour of Wall Street and the Financial District 10:00: Guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial 11:00: Board Statue Cruises ferry for Liberty and Ellis Island -  Audio Guide available on Liberty Island

9/11 Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-on BOSE Audio Tour

2. 9/11 Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-on BOSE Audio Tour

Head to Manhattan's historical Meatpacking District to experience the real Ground Zero. On this 90-minute visit to the 9/11 Ground Zero Museum Workshop, view rare images featured on international news and listen to the incredible audio stories behind the images that took place during the 9-month dig for the missing victims. See the moving images of 9/11 and listen to a detailed audio narration to learn about those who lost their lives by Gary Marlon Suson, the official photographer at Ground Zero. Mr. Suson was the only photographer in the world allowed full, round-the-clock access to every single area at the World Trade Center, including the dangerous subway tunnels below Ground Zero. Get your own BOSE audio system and headset featuring 100 special stories of 9/11. Kids have raved about the audio tour and parents are amazed at how it holds their child’s interest. Survivors and family members have donated dozens of intimate items, and their stories will truly open your eyes to the aftermath of that single day. Pick up and hold artifacts that represent the 9-month recovery efforts in Lower Manhattan as well as rare pieces of window glass and steel from the World Trade Center- no other museum in NYC allows you to hold rare artifacts. Receive an audio wand that tells a different piece of the story behind the massive recovery efforts at Ground Zero. View a 12-minute large-screen video before tuning into the audio headset for a self-guided tour. Additionally, benefit from an on-site guide who will be there to answer your questions.

NYC: Ground Zero Child-Friendly Tour with 9/11 Museum Ticket

3. NYC: Ground Zero Child-Friendly Tour with 9/11 Museum Ticket

With this private family tour you will have the opportunity to explore the site of Ground Zero. At the end of the tour your guide will give you your skip-the-line ticket to the 9/11 Memorial. The tour is for people of any age and provides an encounter with the history of the attacks of September 11, 2001, a tour known to illicit strong emotions. These emotions can intensify when both children and adults feel they do not have a complete understanding of what happened, making it more difficult to make sense of this history. Parents and children commonly have many questions about such a significant event, questions that encourage them to make observations. Your personal guide will be there and available to provide more information and try to answer these questions with basic facts and point you to reliable sources. During this tour your guide will offer children a safe space to share their memories, beliefs, and questions. Actively listen to their thoughts and encourage respectful conversation and debate.

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