Osama bin Laden

Chief Curator Tells Story Behind ‘Maya’s’ Challenge Coin

Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

Listen as 9/11 Memorial's chief curator tells the story behind the commemorative coins donated by the CIA operative known as "Maya."  Read more »

Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill Recounts bin Laden's Death

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill stands in front of the shirt he wore during Osama bin Laden's death, on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill stands in front of the shirt he wore during Osama bin Laden's death, on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill discussed Operation Neptune Spear, the mission that resulted in Osama bin Laden's death on May 1, 2011, in a special conversation held in the 9/11 Memorial Museum for members of the 9/11 community yesterday.  Read more »

Daniels: 9/11 'Continues to Shape the World in Which we Live'

A visitor stands at one of the 9/11 Memorial's reflecting pools with the museum pavilion in the background. A visitor stands at one of the 9/11 Memorial's reflecting pools with the museum pavilion in the background.

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels reflects on when he heard news that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a U.S. Navy SEALs operation.  Read more »

Sign: 'Where is Osama bin Laden?'

Cheryl Stewart's "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign has been recently donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Jonathan Byerley photo) Cheryl Stewart's "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign has been recently donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Jonathan Byerley photo)

The sign posted outside a Red Hook, Brooklyn, home that once counted the days - and years - Osama bin Laden evaded capture is now part of 9/11 Memorial Museum archive.  Read more »

‘Flag of Honor’ Waves Atop 9/11 Memorial Museum Pavilion at WTC

In response to Osama bin Laden's death, construction workers fly 'Flag of Honor' at World Trade Center site. (Photo by Amy Dreher) In response to Osama bin Laden's death, construction workers fly 'Flag of Honor' at World Trade Center site. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

Iron workers place "Flag of Honor" atop pavilion of the 9/11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »