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Mandatory $24 admission fee set for 9/11 museum due to lack of government funds
New York Daily News ^
| January 24, 2014
Posted on 01/25/2014 4:35:34 AM PST by SMGFan
The Sept. 11 Memorials board of trustees voted on the price. The adjacent museum, which opens in May, wont charge families of 9/11 victims, and will give discounts to children, senior citizens and students. Also, admission will be free to everyone for three hours every Tuesday evening.
At $24, admission to the museum will cost more than a trip to the Guggenheim, which charges $22 a person, and about the same as a ticket to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has a $25 suggested admission price. While the Mets admission is only a suggested fee, the $24 payment will be required to visit the 9/11 museum.
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Oh, so if the Government funded it , it would be free. /s
Why does it cost so much a year to opreate?
posted on 01/25/2014 4:35:34 AM PST
Like ObamaCARE, are Moslems allowed in for free?
I’m OK with a fee but that’s pretty steep in my opinion.
posted on 01/25/2014 4:38:00 AM PST
(REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
My cousins wife was killed there. Don’t I count as family. Guessing family members are going to have to show identification which we do not need for voting in Jersey City.
posted on 01/25/2014 4:39:35 AM PST
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Clearly 0bvmmer had his hand in this; doesn’t want anyone visiting and if they do they get punished with $24. Anyone know the content of the board, meaning names of those on it? I’d venture a guess that some Muzlims are on it.
posted on 01/25/2014 4:45:01 AM PST
(Living in a surreal world where wrong is now right and right is wrong.)
You can bet there are payoffs to somebody.
posted on 01/25/2014 4:47:54 AM PST
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posted on 01/25/2014 4:58:31 AM PST
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Good to see they are charging so that at least tax payers won’t have to pay for this. I would imagine it will make a good amount of money especially at first. And then it will just be a steady stream of money year after year. I would go if I ever am in New York just to see what it is all about.
posted on 01/25/2014 5:04:59 AM PST
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At $24, admission to the museum will cost more than...
Well, at least this will mostly fall on liberals as Conservatives are forced to abandon Manhattan. Funny, for $24 these days, with the value of Manhattan in freefall, you could probably buy the entire island.
posted on 01/25/2014 5:56:58 AM PST
(When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
I'm probably gona’ get hell for this but why do we need another perpetual govt. operation. I can see a statue to remember the victims but in my book a museum should be a private endeavor. The minute the govt. gets involved it becomes just another bastion for unionized govt. workers demanding evermore packages of benefits......enough already!!!!!! If it cost $24.00 per to use it then that's what it costs!!!
posted on 01/25/2014 6:07:41 AM PST
Don’t worry. We have funds for Al Queer-a.
Not really for Manhattan!! $15.00 for a pack of cigarettes!!!
posted on 01/25/2014 6:09:54 AM PST
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