New York City’s 9/11 Memorial Museum Considering $20 Admission Fee

A cross 
erected at Ground Zero (Image: Wikimedia)The President and CEO of the September 11 Memorial & Museum recently testified before New York City’s Council that the museum may have to charge visitors $20 each to generate enough money to support itself and the memorial.

 

The general public would still be able to visit the 8-acre memorial plaza at the site for free. The memorial is set to open on September 11 of this year to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks.

 

The museum will open a year later. Alternatives to a $20 admission fee include appeals for government grants or posting “suggested” admission prices.

 

Source: Wall Street Journal

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