Ground Zero

Ground Zero

Ground Zero refers to the area where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center once stood, before their collapse in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Ground Zero, Lower Manhattan

They vary by location

Only the Museum and One World Observatory have entry. All other points are free.
Free general admission with New York Pass
Free general admission with the Sightseeing Pass

How will you get there?
Subway: Trains A, C – to CHAMBERS ST., Train E – to WORLD TRADE CENTER, Train 1 – to RECTOR ST., Trains 2, 3 – to FULTON ST., Trains R, W – to CORTLAND ST.,
Trains 4 , 5 – at FULTON ST.
Bus: Lines M20, M55

What is nearby
Statue of Liberty
New York Stock Exchange (965 m)
New York City Hall (643 m)
Brookfield Place (100 m)

On September 11, 2001, the awakening in America was unimaginable. 11/9/2001 – The day that changed America and the whole world. In the absurdity of terrorism, thousands of people have lost their lives and millions more have been traumatized. Ground Zero honors all these lost people in many different ways.

What you will see at Ground Zero
The National September 11 Memorial Museum

The National September 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated on May 15, 2014 and opened to the public on May 21.

9/11 Memorial Pools

The main features of the September 11, 2001 Memorial are two pools (9/11 Memorial Pools), each nearly four acres in size, located in the footprints of the former North and South Towers.

Liberty Park

Liberty Park is a four-acre elevated public park at the World Trade Center, overlooking the National Memorial, the 9/11 Museum, and One World Trade Center.

The Oculus

The Oculus is the new architectural wonder, located in the World Trade Center area, in Lower Manhattan, New York

One World Observatory

In about 47 seconds, the One World Observatory elevator launches passengers 396 meters, up.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine

Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is a church in the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York.

The World Trade Center Sphere

The World Trade Center Sphere is a monumental cast bronze sculpture by German artist Fritz Koenig (1924–2017).


FDNY Memorial Wall

The FDNY Memorial Wall, is a memorial dedicated to the 343 members of the New York Fire Department, as well as volunteer firefighter Glenn J. Winuk, who died that tragic day.

9/11 Memorial Glade

The 9/11 Memorial Glade is dedicated in honor of all those who have been ill or died from exposure to toxins in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Survival Tree

This is a Callery Pear tree recovered from the rubble at the World Trade Center site in October 2001 later named the “Survivor Tree”.

WTC Iron Trident Cross

The World Trade Center Iron Trident Cross is a cross formed from steel beams found among the debris of the World Trade Center site.


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