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Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial

Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ
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Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My initial response was a low wind knocking WOW! Set against the NYC skyline is the Empty Sky Memorial - I recommend seeing this along with the Teardrop Memorial - We visited in December 2017 and the morning was crisp - One of The beams...More

Thank Niko N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt very sad after going there reading the names of people mentioned there. You can go and stay there for minutes can be avoided also. But a memory in the for those people who lost their lives here. But surely the nearby area you can...More

Thank venutaparia5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only went because it's next to Ellis Isl terminal. Nothing to see. Doesn't look in perspective at all...

Thank TXJeffro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is Impressive and it makes you reflect on the events that shaped our great Country. It's a great place to take guests. You don't think about the absence of the towers until you attend here. It is humbling. God Bless America!

Thank James S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Its very hard to say anything good about this because its sad and unfair what happen there, gone but not forgoten.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Really really bad sculpture. What a poor attempt to remember the fallen. This should of been a piece of art that would be memorable and pay homage.

Thank hughb997
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Ornate, grandiose memorials are very nice, but they sometimes distract from the people and events they memorialize. Empty skies is the antithesis of ornate. It's exactly where it belongs, it silently directs your gaze to where it belongs, it's simple and to the point, and...More

Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The memorial is very well designed and worth a few minutes. It features a steel beam that visitors can touch. The layout faces the tower site and memorial walls form towers when you step back. Kudos to the designers. Located within Liberty Park providing spectacular...More

Thank tokross
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We actually went here twice, but the second trip we had a guide. We did not go to the museum as we had time constraints. We were there the year after this sad event in our history and we both felt this is a wonderful...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This simple memorial consists of two walls lined up to frame where the Twin Towers would have been. There is a similar memorial on Staten Island. The walls are inscribed with New Jersey citizens who were killed in the attack.

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Brad F
9 October 2017|
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Response from Donavon S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a free area to park for a limited time to park which is enough for the memorial. If you want to go to Ellis and/or Liberty Island you will need to park in the paid lot.
Lynn K
11 September 2015|
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Response from Diana W | Reviewed this property |
Very accessible parking lot is close to the memorial. We got confused and paid to park in the wrong lot. Drive past the pay lot to memorial parking. The views on a clear day are quite something.