9/11 Memorial & Museum Ranked Among Travelers’ Favorite Museums

An aerial view shows One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial on a partly cloudy day. The buildings of lower Manhattan stand in the distance.
An aerial view of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is among the world’s top museums, according to TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum ranked sixth place overall for the second year in a row. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Acropolis Museum in Athens and the Prado National Museum in Madrid were also featured in the top ten.

The Travelers’ Choice Awards are based on the quality and quantity of the user-generated reviews published on TripAdvisor over the course of the year. View the complete list of top museums here and learn more about visiting the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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