Two people have their backs to the camera as they stand on the plaza and crane their necks up at One World Trade Center. One person has their arm around the other.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Experience a Tour

The best way to experience the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is through an expert-led tour. Visitors gain a deeper understanding about what happened on 9/11 and those affected through compelling artifacts and stories.

Tours explore both the Museum and the Memorial, and each tour focuses on different aspects of the 9/11 story. Museum tour participants get expedited entry into the Museum. All tours are in English, unless noted, and are intended for adult and teenage visitors. Participants are encouraged to bring their own headphones to use during the program. For private tours, please email

Museum Tour (60 minutes)

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Gain a deeper understanding of 9/11, the lead-up to the attacks, and their continuing global significance in the essential tour of the Museum’s key spaces.

Early Access Museum Tour (60 minutes)

Birds eye view of Memorial Hall with a group of people touring the Museum
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Experience the Museum before it opens to the public in this intimate morning tour. During this tour, the story of 9/11 is told through monumental artifacts and the stories of those affected by the attacks. Offered daily before the crowds arrive.

Memorial + Museum Tour (90 minutes)

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Examine what happened on 9/11; explore the history, rebuilding, and behind-the-scenes design of the site; and learn the stories of those affected by the attacks in this comprehensive tour of both the outdoor Memorial and Museum. Participants receive expedited entry into the Museum. Offered daily.


Private Tours

We offer private tours as well. For more information or to book one, please email

Private Tours in Spanish

Book a private Museum tour in Spanish for your group. Now offered weekly on Sundays. To make reservations or inquire about other dates, email

Safety Procedures

In addition to all safety procedures required by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for visitors, our tours will include listening devices to allow for social distancing.