Take the kids to the World Trade Center in Baltimore Sept. 11 for a special exhibit honoring the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Top of the World Observation Level is hosting the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland Exhibit Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The permanent display, part of the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland, features artifacts from the Twin Towers, Pentagon and Flight 93 National Memorial, as well as a special tribute to the Marylanders who died on that day. In addition, visitors can view the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland—a 22-foot-long steel artifact, located outside of the World Trade Center Baltimore. Top of the World Observation Level is located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center at 401 E. Pratt St..
The 9/11 Memorial of Maryland was dedicated in 2011, the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Included in the exhibit are the names and photographs of each of the Marylanders that were lost at all three sites: the original World Trade Center towers in New York City, New York, Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and Flight 93 near Shanksville, Penn. For more information on Maryland’s 9/11 Memorial, please visit www.maryland911memorial.org
The Top of the World Observation Level offers floor to ceiling windows, which create a 360-degree panoramic view of downtown Baltimore and beyond. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and military, and $3 for children 3 to 12 years old. Hours of operation from Labor Day through Memorial Day: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Group rates, advance ticket sales and corporate rentals are also available.
For more information on 9/11 Memorial of Maryland Exhibit, call 410-837-VIEW or visit www.viewbaltimore.org
Photo by Bill McAllen