Walk into the heart of New York City’s Financial District on a guided tour of Wall Street and Lower Manhattan. Learn how the area became the financial center of the world. Conclude with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero.
What to Expect
Take a 1.5-hour guided tour of Wall Street and the surrounding area, led by real industry insiders who provide an exciting peek at what happens behind the scenes of the world’s most powerful financial institutions.
Using VOX listening devices so that you never miss a word your guide says, discover how an 18th-century street bazaar became the greatest financial center in the world. They will tell tales of the darker side of Wall Street, including its scandals, panics, and crashes, as you visit sites such as the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, Wall Street Bull, Trump Building, and the Federal Reserve.
Follow in the footsteps of money men and moguls such as Alexander Hamilton, JP Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and Victoria Woodhull. Hear firsthand accounts of Wall Street today from a true industry insider.
Then, switch gears and continue to the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero.
The 9/11 Memorial consists of waterfalls and an open plaza that's free to the public. The 9/11 Museum, which opened in May, requires a paid ticket for entry.
- Audio guide (the VOX system, which guarantees you will hear every world the guide says)
Meet outside 55 Wall Street. Walk to historical marker No. 57 to meet your guide
Know Before You Go
• Please note that all tours are in English
• To get to the meeting point, take subway 2, 3, 4 or 5 to the Wall Street stop, OR the J and M line to Broad Street, OR the R and W line to Rector Street, OR the A and C line to the Broadway-Nassau or Fulton Street stop. Alternatively, take bus nos. M1, M6, M9, M22 or M103