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COST: $120 for a Firefighter or an EMS (with ID), or $135 for a non-Firefighter, and a motorcoach transportation, hostess service, admission to the New York City Fire Museum, admission to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, visit to the FDNY Engine 7, Ladder 1 and Battalion 1, and metro transportation to Little Italy / Chinatown.
5:00 am Depart from Terminal
Fast food breakfast stop en route
10:00 Arrive in New York City
10:30 ADMISSION to the NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM. The New York Fire Museum
is located in a renovated 1904 firehouse. The Fire Department of the CIty of New York
has a long history of firefighting, extending back to the days of Dutch colonization. The
museum tells this story through their vast collections of objects, memorabilia, and photographs.
Their two exhibit floors trace the development of firefighting in New York from the early
bucket brigades to the present day. Displayed are objects that document the history of the
volunteer and paid departments, from painted leather buckets to early motorized apparatus.
A separate memorial exhibit honors the 343 members of FDNY-EMS who made the Supreme
Sacrifice on September 11, 2001.
Your hostess will take you via METRO to lower Manhattan. Enjoy FREE TIME to enjoy lunch
on your own at one of the many downtown dining venues, including O'Hara's, Bill's Bar &
Burger, Big Al's Chicago Style Pizza, La Pizza & La Pasta ... and many more.
2:00 pm ADMISSION to the 9/11 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM ... This musem honors the 2,983 people
who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and February 25, 1993.
The 9/11 Memorial is a place of remembrance that commemorates those who were killed,
honors those who risked their lives to save others and reflects on the courage and compassion
shown in the aftermath. The 9/11 Memorial Museum is the global focal point for preserving the
history of the events of September 11, documenting the impact of 9/11 and exploring the continued
significance of the attacks through monumental and personal artifacts, first-person accounts
and multimedia displays.
The 9/11 Memorial consists of two massive pools set within the original footprints of the Twin
Towers with 30-foot waterfalls cascading down their sides. The Memorial occupies eight of the
16 acres that make up the World Trade Center site. The nearly 3,000 names of the men,
women and children killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 are
inscribed into bronze parapets surrounding the twin Memorial pools.
Visit FDNY ENGINE 7, LADDER 1 and BATTALION 1. A reservation cannot be made for an
entire group, but they are more than happy to have you stop in with small groups to go in at a time.
5:00 pm Your HOSTESS will take you via METRO to Little Italy and Chinatown, where you will have
time for dinner on your own.
7:30 Depart from New York City, with a rest break en route
12:30 am Approximate return, pending traffic delays