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Sept. 21 Museum waives admission fee on opening day

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There will be no admission fee on the May 21 opening of the Sept. 11 museum, set to finally open in Lower Manhattan. The $24 admission fee will not be required but advance reservations are needed, according to an article based on Associated Press reports in today.

Officials at the Sept. 11 Museum added to AP that advanced reservations for tickets can be booked at

"The first day free admission comes through Conde Nast. The media company will be an anchor tenant at 1 World Trade Center overlooking the 16-acre site," added Conde Nast is a division of Advance Publications, which is the parent company of the Staten Island Advance," adds the report.

The museum's regular hours will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, according to The Advance. "There will be no admission charge for relatives of Sept. 11 victims or for rescue and recovery workers. Children age 6 and younger will get in free. Admission will be free for everyone on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., added The Advance report. So Staten Island arts fans or those simply interested in seeing this important museum open as a testament to the victims of Sept. 11, visit


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