From the Memorial

Guided Youth and Family Tours Offered at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Young visitor makes an etching of a victim's name inscribed at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Young visitor makes an etching of a victim's name inscribed at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

Visitors with children are invited to join a 60-minute age-appropriate program that explores the design of the Memorial, authentic 9/11 artifacts in the Museum, the events of 9/11 and how we commemorate the attacks.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Guided Tour: Through the Eyes of a Communications Intern

Madeline Lipton, communications intern, on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Hannah Foley. Madeline Lipton, communications intern, on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Hannah Foley.

Madeline Lipton, communications intern, shares her key takeaways from a guided memorial tour.  Read more »

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

Plaza Porter at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Plaza Porter at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Video: Survivor Tree Blooms at 9/11 Memorial

The Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff. The Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.

This spring, Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial Director of Photography, recorded the blooming of the Survivor Tree and produced a time-lapse video showing delicate white blossoms sprouting from the tree’s stark branches.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum in Top 5 ‘Best Patriotic’ Landmarks

Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum has ranked third as Best Patriotic Landmark in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 poll.  Read more »

Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Orlando Victims

U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee.

National Flag Day is today, falling on a period of national mourning.  Read more »

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

Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee. Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee.

Flowers and notes left under the Survivor Tree for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. shooting.  Read more »

Brooklyn School Renamed to Honor 9/11 Firefighter

Vernon Richard's portrait and profile on the 9/11 Memorial Guide. Vernon Richard's portrait and profile on the 9/11 Memorial Guide.

The FDNY High School in East New York will become the Capt. Vernon A. Richard HS for Fire & Life Safety on June 30.  Read more »

USA Today Nominates 9/11 Memorial Museum as Best Patriotic Landmark

Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

To support the 9/11 Memorial Museum, vote in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 poll for best patriotic landmark.  Read more »

Today Marks Birthday of 'Man in Red Bandana'

A white rose is placed in the name of Welles Crowther on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of his birthday. Photo by staff. A white rose is placed in the name of Welles Crowther on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of his birthday. Photo by staff.

Welles Crowther became known as "the man in the red bandana" after helping others escape on 9/11, sacrificing his own escape to safety.  Read more »