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9/11 Museum Program Looks Back on Osama bin Laden 1998 Interview

NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller speaks with 9/11 Memorial Senior Vice President of Education, Clifford Chanin at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Monica Graff. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller speaks with 9/11 Memorial Senior Vice President of Education, Clifford Chanin at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Monica Graff.

John Miller spoke at the 9/11 Memorial Museum about his historic interview with Osama bin Laden and offered insight into current counter-terrorism strategies.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

"Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign. Gift of Cheryl Stewart. "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign. Gift of Cheryl Stewart.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Video: New Yorkers Experience 9/11 Memorial Museum

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum invited a number of New Yorkers to take a tour of the museum for the first time and filmed their experience.  Read more »

Recovered Ring Tells Story of 1993 Survivor, 9/11 Victim

A white rose placed in Rosemary Smith's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. A white rose placed in Rosemary Smith's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

Rosemary Smith survived the 1993 WTC attacks but died on 9/11. Her recovered ring tells her story of fate and courage.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Launches Pilot Access Family Program

Children visiting the museum look at a first responder patch with the Assistant Director of Education Programs. Photo by Jin Lee. Children visiting the museum look at a first responder patch with the Assistant Director of Education Programs. Photo by Jin Lee.

This month, in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted its first family access program.  Read more »

Over 5,000 Attend 4th Annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Runners cross the finish line at the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee. Runners cross the finish line at the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee.

More than 5,000 gathered yesterday for the fourth annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Employee Inspired to Become US Citizen

Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

Profile of Jose Mendes, a 9/11 Memorial mechanic who recently became an American citizen.  Read more »

New on View: Gloves Worn on 9/11 During Pentagon Rescue Efforts

Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings. Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings.

A artifact worn by an FBI special agent on 9/11 is now on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's historical exhibition.  Read more »

Three Days Until 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Community Day

Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider. Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider.

The 9/11 Memorial will hold its fourth annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day on April 24.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Program Focuses on ‘Interfaith Dialogue’ with Rabbi, Imam, Cardinal

Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Imam Khalid Latif and Cardinal Timothy Dolan at 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Imam Khalid Latif and Cardinal Timothy Dolan at 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum extends interfaith conversation that began with the visit of Pope Francis to the museum in September.  Read more »