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NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum Announces $24 Entrance Fee

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal

Jan 24, 2014 3:30 pm

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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.

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Michael Lehrman, Executive Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald and Co., bows his head at the names of some of the over 600 employees from Cantor Fitzgerald who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, at the memorial service in New York City, Sunday, September 11, 2011. Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times/MCT


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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