The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Top 1% of attractions in New York City
9 / 10

19 expert reviews

“The focal point of the National September 11 Memorial is Reflecting Absence, two imposing reflecting pools that occupy the very footprints of the ill-fated twin towers.”

– Lonely Planet

Concierge Concierge
"A Tribute Center opened in September 2006 as a gallery and information center."
Time Out Time Out
"Called “Reflecting Absence,” the design by architect Michael Arad features two reflecting pools that sit within the footprint of each of the Twin Towers." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"A testament not only to the inner strength of New Yorkers but also to the idea that a great city that can still stand strong... a truly beautiful and moving tribute." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"The world's largest commercial complex stood here from 1970 until the morning of September 11, 2001, when two hijacked commercial airliners were flown into the twin towers."
Frommer's Frommer's
"An institution that seamlessly blends design and content, transporting visitors back, in a very visceral way." Full review
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