Visit: World Trade Center, New York, NY 10006, USA
This tour covers the historic events of September 11, 2001. You'll discover how First Responders risk their lives to rescue over 10,000 civilians within the Twin Towers.
Follow the heroism of Captain Jonas and his team "the Dragon Fighters." They're among the Bravest. The nickname given to NYC's fire fighters. Take in the spectacular view overlooking the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. From this vantage, see the entire complex comprising One World Trade Center, the Reflecting Pools, and the 911 Memorial Museum.
Proceeding to the World Financial Center, you'll astonished by Operation Aegis. Which is the largest rescue by sea in history. During the attacks over 500,000 civilians were evacuated from lower Manhattan by boats. Follow the reconstruction of the Winter Gardens, a $60 million 10-story glass pavilion that was destroyed during on September 11th. The tour proceeds to the Eleven Tears Fountain, dedicated to the eleven American Express employees lost on that day.
Concluding at the new World Trade Center, your guide will detail the design and construction of the complex. Here you'll uncover the mystery of the lost gold reserves. The tour finishes at the Survivor Tree, where you'll be impressed by its resilience, survival and rebirth.
Duration: 2 hours
Visit: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089
Before entering the 911 Memorial Museum, your guide will give you pointers and highlights of the museum. This will help you to optimize your visit. The museum is self-guided allowing one to explore at their own pace. There are multiple artifacts and first person videos from survivors and rescuers. This package includes "Skip the Ticket Line" access.
Duration: 2 hours