From the Museum

Remembering 9/11 Hero Flight Attendant Betty Ong

Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial.

On the morning of 9/11, flight attendant Betty Ong called American Airlines and reported, "I think we are getting hijacked."  Read more »

February Programs at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

U.S. envoy to Afghanistan James Dobbins speaks with former ambassador Ryan Crocker and Clifford Chanin in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Ben Hider. U.S. envoy to Afghanistan James Dobbins speaks with former ambassador Ryan Crocker and Clifford Chanin in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Ben Hider.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum hosts two programs in February, “Diplomacy in Afghanistan: An Inside View” and “The Fight Against ISIS.”  Read more »

Artifact Cards Debut as Part of 9/11 Memorial Education Program

Children visiting the Museum participate in Activity Station program. Photo by Jin Lee. Children visiting the Museum participate in Activity Station program. Photo by Jin Lee.

Artifact cards, designed to be used by both children and their caregivers visiting, will be distributed this Saturday in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's Education Center.  Read more »

On View: Earmuffs Belonging to 11-Year-Old 9/11 Victim

Winnie the Pooh earmuffs belonging to Asia S. Cottom. Gift of Clifton and Michelle Cottom, in memory of Asia Cottom. Photo by Amy Dreher. Winnie the Pooh earmuffs belonging to Asia S. Cottom. Gift of Clifton and Michelle Cottom, in memory of Asia Cottom. Photo by Amy Dreher.

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez tells the story of an artifact belonging to one of the youngest 9/11 victims.  Read more »

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

9/11 Memorial Museum visitors pass the Survivor Stairs. Photo by Jin Lee.  9/11 Memorial Museum visitors pass the Survivor Stairs. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Story of ‘Faces of Ground Zero’ FDNY Portrait in Museum’s Collection

Firefighter Jason Cascone. Photo by Joe McNally, Gift of Joe McNally through the generous support of PhotoShelter, Inc. and Allen Murabayashi.  Firefighter Jason Cascone. Photo by Joe McNally, Gift of Joe McNally through the generous support of PhotoShelter, Inc. and Allen Murabayashi.

Sept. 11, 2001, was Jason Cascone's first day of work with the FDNY. Weeks later he was photographed by Joe McNally for his "Faces of Ground Zero" series.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Announces Winter Program Calendar

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Following a successful 2015 fall public program season, the 9/11 Memorial Museum announces 2016 program schedule.  Read more »

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

Members of the US Navy in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Members of the US Navy in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Educational Activity Stations at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Education Center in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Education Center in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

The 9/11 Memorial hosts Activity Stations to effectively engage intergenerational audiences, including young visitors and their caretakers, with a program connected to artifacts and themes in the Museum.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Honors Fallen NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm

NYPD officers lay flowers on the 9/11 Memorial in tribute to NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm who was killed in Bagram, Afghanistan. NYPD officers lay flowers on the 9/11 Memorial in tribute to NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm who was killed in Bagram, Afghanistan.

A tribute was held at the 9/11 Memorial on Wednesday to honor slain New York City police detective Joseph Lemm.  Read more »