Private World Trade Center/Ground Zero and 9/11 Memorial Guided Tour (New York)

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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes. Please note that we will be talking about the events and lives lost on September 11, 2001.

Friendly: Yes.
Pace is at your comfort level and tour content can be adjusted accordingly. Tour is accessible (subject to elevator maintenance).

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Visit the New WTC and 911 Memorial Pools

The events of September 11, 2001 were a tragedy for New Yorkers felt around the world. Together we'll visit the new World Trade Center site and surrounding area. We'll see and hear what's there, what's planned and how the National 9/11 Memorial design encompasses and reflects the lives of the almost 3, 000 victims we lost on that fateful day. We'll see the little chapel that stood (St. Paul's Chapel) and learn about its role on 9/11 and can also see less prominent, often missed memorials like those for FDNY and NYPD, as well as the Eleven Tears Memorial. As much as the memorial site was a place of hurt and loss, it's all a place of hope, renewal and our commitment and ability to thrive for generations to come.


Start at St. Paul's Chapel (the little chapel that stood), see, and perhaps hear, the recently installed new-to-the-church organ (subject to daily closure).

World Trade Center Site
- National 9/11 Memorial (Memorial Pools)
- One World Trade Center ("Freedom Tower")
- Oculus

Brookfield Place
- Eleven Tears Memorial

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: St. Paul's Chapel (209 Broadway, between Vesey St and Fulton St)

End location: National 9/11 Memorial (World Trade Center)

Duration: 2 hours

The tour is customized to your unique needs (including time duration), taking breaks as needed.


Walking tour (stairs/escalators/elevators).

What’s Included

Other: Private, Personal, Licensed NYC Tour Guide who will expertly guide you through the WTC area and the events of September 11, 2001.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 USD - Per person. You may get hungry (or thirsty) and we can take breaks as needed (cash is king).

What’s Extra

Other: Food, any optional admissions (e.g., for the 9/11 Memorial Museum or One World Observatory) and transportation.


As a licensed NYC tour guide, I have no restrictions.

Private tour guide Derek

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