The mayor deflected when asked about possible city funding for the museum. He said he’d wait to hear from the federal government first.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is set to open this spring after years of delays. But officials at the museum have not yet secured funding for its $60 million annual budget.
A change to the city lease for the Metropolitan Museum of Art reportedly could allow the institution to charge a mandatory admission rather than a suggested donation.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is slated to open next spring, but there has been no word on how much it will cost to get in.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Museum of Art dismissed as “a total fiction” claims in a published report that the museum bases pay for its cashiers on how much money they bring in despite its policy of only demanding a suggested donation.
When the National September 11 Memorial & Museum opens on the World Trade Center site, you will have to pay an admission fee to visit.