9/11 Memorial Tour with Priority One World Observatory Tickets

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Take in the key sites of the 9/11 Memorial with a local guide, including the Reflecting Pools, Fireman's Memorial, St. Paul's Chapel, and the Survivor's Tree. You'll also take a trip to the top of the One World Observatory with pre-reserved tickets, meaning you won't wait in line to see NYC's most stunning symbol of life after 9/11.

* Visit the key sites of the 9/11 Memorial, including Reflecting Pools & Ladder 10
* Guided tour of personal memorial sites such as St. Paul’s Chapel, for a human insight
* Guaranteed visit to One World Observatory with pre-reserved tickets
* Small groups of only 20 people or fewer

Approximately 3 hours (including 1 hour independent visit at One World Observatory)

The One World Trade Center is a symbol of regeneration and healing after one of the worst attacks to ever take place on American soil. On this tour you'll visit some of the key sites of those attacks, then enjoy pre-reserved tickets to the top of the tower, from where you will enjoy panoramic views over NYC.

The day starts in St. Peter's Church where family and friends from all over the city gathered after the attacks to pray for loved ones and await news from the wreckage. As your local guide tells you the story of that day, you'll move on to Ground Zero, where the enormous Reflecting Pools and other memorials have replaced piles of smoking rubble.

Here you'll visit the Fireman's Memorial to learn of the heroic men and women who searched tirelessly through the remains of the buildings for survivors. At the Survivor Tree you'll see one of the most touching reminders of that day - a pear tree that miraculously survived the collapse of the Twin Towers and was nursed back to health by locals, to become a symbol of their own survival and rejuvenation.

With a local guide leading the way, you’ll see special spots away from the major At every step of the tour, except in the One World Observatory, your local guide will be on hand to add background and context. They will tell you the stories of tragedy, but also stories of heroism and community togetherness that came from the terrible event. It's not an easy tour to give or to take, but ultimately it's a powerful reminder of the strength and resilience of the human soul.

You'll finish the day with a pre-reserved entrance into the One World Observatory, meaning your entrance is guaranteed, regardless of how big the crowd waiting outside is. Hop in a "Sky Pod" and hold on tight; these glass elevators zip from the ground to the 102 floor in just 43 seconds. From there you have 360-degree views all around lower Manhattan and beyond. An average visit is about one hour. There’s not much explanation needed here so your guide will leave you for an independent visit, and what better way to end a day of looking back with a glance into the future.

Tour departs in front of St. Peter's Chapel. Please arrive at the tour starting point not less than 10 minutes prior to beginning of the tour. All tours run regardless of weather, unless the company notifies guests of a change in the tour schedule.

* Discretionary gratuity is not included, and tips are appreciated.
* This tour does not include the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
* You will need to pass through airport-style security to enter One World Observatory, and unavoidable lines can build up as people pass through security. Items forbidden from One World Observatory include: weapons of any kind; large backpacks or bags (the only bags allowed inside must be within the range of 25 inches high, 17 inches wide & 9 inches deep); food, beverages or alcohol; double-wide strollers; professional camera or video equipment including tripods. For an up-to-date list of prohibited items, visit the One World Observatory website here.


No Seating plan available.


St. Peter's Church

22 Barclay Street
New York 10007