Visit With Your Class
Every year, more than 20,000 students visit the 9/11 Tribute Center and leave inspired.
The 9/11 Tribute Center provides a variety of options for students from grades 5 to 12 visiting New York City. Students will experience 5 galleries that explore the community of the Twin Towers, the events of 9/11, the aftermath, reflect on the loss, and examine how we as a resilient people can grow and help others to recover. Simple and powerful thoughts are expressed in films, stories, images and artifacts.
Understanding 9/11: Guided 9/11 Tribute Center Visit
60-75 minutes, 10am – 1pm, Monday thru Friday / $10 per student
Go on a personal and unique visit through the galleries examining the events of 9/11 with our knowledgeable education staff. Your students will also speak with a guide who will share a personal 9/11 story with your students. The conversation will include insight into recovery, rebuilding and the symbolism of the 9/11 Memorial. Availability is limited.
Exploring 9/11: Self-Guided 9/11 Tribute Center Visit
45-60 minutes, 10am – 1pm, daily / $10 per student
Your students will be invited to participate in an exploratory discussion of 9/11 while guiding themselves through the galleries. For students that can bring their own devices, they will have the option to participate in a hands-on social media activity. Your students will also speak with a guide who will share a personal 9/11 story with your students. The conversation will include insight into recovery, rebuilding and the symbolism of the 9/11 Memorial. Availability is limited.
Walking Tour of the 9/11 Memorial
60-75 minutes, 10am – 1pm, Monday thru Friday / $25 per student
Each tour offers unique personal experiences of survival, loss, resilience and ends in a discussion of rebuilding. Tour guides share their experiences as 9/11 survivors, rescue and recovery workers, lower Manhattan residents, volunteers or 9/11 family members. Limit 20 people per tour.
Audio Tour of the 9/11 Tribute Center & 9/11 Memorial
60-75 minutes, 10am – 4pm, daily / $20 per student
Students tour the compelling galleries of the 9/11 Tribute Center visit the 9/11 Memorial guided by a recording of dozens of stories told by people who were there to experience the many dimensions of the events of 9/11, the recovery, rebuilding, and memorialization.
The audio device can be taken home to share. Audio tours are available in English and Spanish.
* Please review our Group Reservation Policies (PDF) for more information on visiting with a large group.