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NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum Announces $24 Entrance Fee

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal

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City officials received many complaints about the high cost, but they argue that the fee is necessary to maintain operations without the federal government’s support.

— Samantha Shankman

The National September 11 Memorial Museum will charge general admission of $24 when it opens in mid-May, the memorial’s board of trustees decided Thursday.

The ticket price was approved as part of a $63 million operating budget and financial plan to keep the memorial and museum running in the absence of government support, as the memorial prepares a renewed push for funding from Congress.

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