9/11 Memorial Walking Tours
"I had a firefighter lead my group, he really gave me a better perspective than any other newspaper or magazine article or movie has given me."
"The tour really opened my eyes... in some ways, changed my outlook on life. I never expected to get so much from it personally."
"This was a way for [my daughter] to fully appreciate the history and human element of those moments."
"We were more than informed, but were filled with... humility, admiration, and awe... You have an amazing program."
"It was truly an overwhelming experience! Your tour is a gift!"
"It was the best NYC investment I made. I had no idea about the symbolism of the site."
Join a Walking Tour on the 9/11 Memorial
The stories of 9/11 told by those who were there.
Purchase Tour Reservation
Includes a free pass to the 9/11 Memorial.
Tribute Center Walking Tour Guides are 9/11 survivors, workers who assisted in the recovery efforts, lower Manhattan residents, or family members that lost loved ones. The tour includes a brief history of the World Trade Center, the attacks and the aftermath of 9/11. Each tour offers unique personal experiences of survival, loss and healing and ends in discussion of rebuilding the new World Trade Center. Tours begin at the Tribute Center along the south side of the World Trade Center.
Please note: on inclement weather days, the tours go into the World Financial Center, looking into the 9/11 Memorial and passes to the 9/11 Memorial are distributed after the tour concludes.
Joining a Tour
Tours begin at 120 Liberty Street and last approximately 1 hour and fifteen minutes. Tickets for the tours can be purchased at the door of Tribute Center on the day of the tour. For a better chance of getting a ticket for the time of your choice, please arrive one hour before the regularly scheduled tour as space is limited and cannot be guaranteed.
Tours Available 7 Days a Week at
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Admission to the 9/11 Tribute Center, and a Guided Walking Tour on the 9/11 Memorial
$22 for adults, $17 for students and military, $7 for children 6-12 years old.**
*Proceeds support the 9/11 Tribute Center and September 11th Families’ Association, a non-profit organization.
All offerings include a timed entry pass to the 9/11 Memorial. Prices include a $2 nonrefundable service fee per pass that goes directly to the 9/11 Memorial.
**Please Note: The content of these tours may be graphic and is not suggested for children under 10 years old. Please use your own discretion as to the appropriateness of this tour for your child.