Before you visit the 9/11 Memorial Pools & Museum at Ground Zero, Come Experience the "Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour" and see what it was like to be on the front lines with FDNY Firefighters after the 9/11 Attacks. Experience the "Recovery Period" at Ground Zero through the lens of Gary Marlon Suson, the Official Photographer at Ground Zero for the Uniformed Firefighter's Association. Mr. Suson, an FDNY Honorary Battalion Chief spent 7 months, 19 hours per day documenting every area and aspect of Ground Zero and has recorded the detailed stories behind images featured on CNN, FOX, BBC and the New York Times in 4 languages (Spanish, Italian, French and English). Mr. Suson authored the Barnes & Noble Book "Requiem: Images of Ground Zero." Trip Advisor's "Certificate of Excellence" Award in 2013 and 2014 for being a 5-Star rated NYC Tour. See the largest piece of World Trade Center window glass in existence, American Airlines fuselage, the actual "Frozen Clock" (seen on CNN) - the famed "Gensis 11: Charred Bible Page" - and a collection of images called "Rare Photos" by the New York Times and seen only at our Museum in the Meatpacking District. Winner of Trip Advisor's "Traveler's Choice Award" and included in their 'Top 25 Museums in the USA' list for 2013. After the tour, you can even buy autographed books and posters by the Official Photographer at Ground Zero.
Ground Zero Museum Workshop is the ONLY 9/11-themed Museum in New York City to donate to FDNY and 9/11-related charities, including the FDNY Foundation for the Children of Fallen Firefighters. The Museum's Daily 2-Hour tours include self-guided audio tours presented with ©REALGroundZero DOLBY Stereo sound effects in Spanish, Italian, French & English - It will leave you with a greater and more complete understanding of 9/11. The Museum is "kid-friendly" - non-graphic and is a great way for parents to educate their kids about the September 11th attacks in a gentle and non-threatening way. This Museum focuses NOT on the Day of 9/11 but the 9-month "Recovery" to locate the missing victims. Pick up and hold artifacts that tell a story, real digging tools from Ground Zero and recorded stories that include real 'sound bytes' from Ground Zero. Known as the "Biggest LITTLE Museum in New York" for it's tiny size yet huge story content. A short, custom feature film, an interactive walk-thru of artifacts, your own personal guide and the self-guided audio experience is all included. Located just steps from the new "High Line" Park and famed Chelsea Market for culinary delights in the Meat-Packing District.
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