Ground Zero

Lights at Ground Zero

Ground Zero in New York is where the Twin Towers once stood. But today the 9/11 Memorial marks the site of the World Trade Center. Ground Zero is still an impressive sight for many people. You can visit the 9/11 Museum or walk around the memorial that was created in memory of the 2,752 victims of the attacks.

Ground Zero and One World Trade Center

  • In early 2004, it was decided that Daniel Libeskind would redesign the new spot. In addition, there would also be a memorial known as Reflecting Absence.
  • In 2006, building began on a new tower known as Freedom Tower.
  • In 2007, signs of construction were already visible. Today, one can observe the fast speed in which a skyscraper is built.
  • In 2009, the name was officially changed to One World Trade Center.
  • In 2011, 9/11 Memorial was completed for the 2,752 victims who died during the 9/11 attacks.
  • One World Observatory observation deck opened in 2015

You can buy tickets for the One World Observatory here

9/11 Museum in New York

Also found on the Ground Zero site is the 9/11 Museum in New York. This museum is situated close to the Reflection Pools on the 9/11 Memorial site. The museum shows all kinds of objects related to the September 11 events.

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