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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 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank MarkW55
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I infrequently take family and friends visiting the area to Liberty State Park which is in Jersey City, NJ. Overlooking where the Twin Towers used to be, it is a fitting remembrance of the lives lost on 9/11 who lived in New Jersey. Every name...More

Thank Donavon S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I usually came to liberty park with my husband to walk but today I went alone. It was the only day I walked over to this memorial and I'm glad I did. It was literally a walk through memory lane. It was beautiful and sparked...More

Thank tSharee
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Do not miss. A quiet place to reflect. Walk through the memorial, then spend some time looking across the river.

Thank magjek
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Brad F
10 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.