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Is the 9/11 Memorial open tomorrow on 9/11?

9/11 memorial pool from above

The 9/11 Memorial is closed to the public on Tuesday, September 11 until 3:00 pm for the 17th anniversary tribute to the victims. This ceremony is open to family members only.  The memorial re-opens to the public at 3:00 pm until midnight for the Tribute in Light, which anyone is welcomed to attend. The 9/11 Museum is closed to the public all day Tuesday, and open only to family members.

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5 Things to Do at the One World Observatory

oculus ribs as seen from outside

Many guests visit the One World Observatory, which occupies floors 100-102 of the One World Trade Center, for the once-in-a-lifetime view of Manhattan. The following is a list of things to do while you’re up there! 1. Voices/Foundations Experience “Voices,” a walk-through video montage featuring the men and women who built the One World Trade Center. Next, get a close-up look of “Foundations,” the Manhattan bedrock on which NYC was built. 2. Sky Pod Elevator[…]

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Historic Koenig Sphere Returns to World Trade Center

uniformed people approach man in a white robe kneeling for a golden sphere monument

For 30 years the Koenig Sphere was located in the World Trade Center. But after the events of 9/11 it was moved to a new location, until now! INCEPTION Ordered by the Owners of the World Trade Center and the Port Authority, the Sphere was designed by Fritz Koenig. Placed at the Center of World Trade Plaza in 1971, it was meant to symbolize Unity and Peace. SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001 After the tragic events of[…]

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