New York City (NYC) | National 911 Memorial and Museum | Travel Guide | Episode# 18


Hipfig Travel Channel offers travel video guides for more than 20 cities in Asia, US, and Canada. If you like our travel videos subscribe to this channel to see more! Welcome everyone to Hipfig’s Travel Guide series on New York City. In this video we’re going to be talking about the 911 Memorial and Museum in New York City How to get there and what things to see. There are several ways to get to the 911 Memorial. By subway, the most direct way is to take the E train to the World Trade Center and then take the escalator up to the 911 Memorial Plaza. If you need more information and directions then go to Hipfig.com and click on the 911 Memorial on the attractions page for New York City. There are two different attractions in the 911 plaza, the 911 Memorial and the 911 Museum. Admission to the 911 Memorial is free and it is open from 7:30AM to 9 PM daily The 911 Memorial is outside adjacent to the 911 Museum and is located on the site of the old World Trade Center complex. The memorial consists of two huge waterfalls and reflecting pools each representing one of the twin towers that fell. The 911 Memorial Museum opens daily from Sunday through Thursday from 9 AM to 8 PM, and Friday and Saturday from 9 AM to 9 PM. You can purchase tickets to the museum online or in-person. Lines can be long so book online to ensure your spot for the time of day you want. In the museum you can see the historical exhibition “The Day of 911” You can go to Foundation Hall which is a huge room housing both the last column and the slurry wall. There are also several award-winning films located in the auditorium Museum Pavilion at level 2. Guided tours are also available. Outside the museum, surrounding the 911 Memorial is the Memorial Glade which is designated space for gatherings and special ceremonies. The names of every person who died in the attacks of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 are inscribed in bronze around the twin memorial pools. If you arrive after dark, the pools are lit up to allow reading of the names. It’s a somber and beautiful tribute. If you have time combine with the One World Observatory Happy Travels. Go to Hipfig.com for more information or go to our Hipfig Travel Channel on YouTube and be sure to subscribe for regular updates

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