The World Trade Center Site is a 16-acre area in lower Manhattan, bordered by Church, Liberty, Vesey and West Streets. The surrounding community is home to some of New York City’s oldest historic sites, the Wall Street financial district, and a rich and varied selection of retail stores, restaurants, park, museums and historical sites. Use the links below to start planning your visit.
Tribute WTC Visitor Center: The Tribute Center is a remembrance program conceived by members of the September 11 Families Association. It offers walking tours, exhibits and programs about the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, and connects visitors who want to understand and appreciate these events with the people who experienced them. More than 300,000 people visit the center every year. Learn more.
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy: The Conservancy operates nearly 36 acres of open space on the southern tip of Manhattan, including parks and gardens, playing fields, playgrounds, plazas and walkways. Learn more.
The Museums of Lower Manhattan: There are 15 neighboring museums and historic sites located south of Houston Street in Lower Manhattan, many within a short walk of the World Trade Center site. Learn more.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum: To learn more, click here.
NYC & Company: A comprehensive site to help you get the most out of your visit to New York City and Lower Manhattan, including information about restaurants, shops and entertainment. Learn more.
Poets House is a 50,000-volume poetry library in one of New York City’s newest green buildings along the Hudson River. Free and open to the public, Poets House offers readings and programs by upcoming and world-renowned poets; a children's room; and gallery. Learn more.
The Rebuilding of Downtown NYC: The Alliance for Downtown New York is aspiring to be the principal organization to help make Lower Manhattan's historic financial district a world class destination for companies, workers, residents and visitors. Learn more.
SUPPORT THE SEPTEMBER 11 FAMILIES ASSOCIATION BY PURCHASING YOUR GIFTS AND SOUVENIRS FROM AUTHORIZED VENDORS
The Tribute WTC Visitor Center gift shop offers authorized commemorative WTC items. All proceeds from the shop and online store go directly to the September 11th Families Association, helping to support and fund the Tribute Visitor Center and its educational programs.