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Online Registry for Survivors, Rescue and Recovery Workers

The registries allow survivors, witnesses and rescue and recovery workers to share testimonials about the 9/11 attacks and the World Trade Center bombing in 1993.  Read more »

The Second Annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Family Day

9/11 Memorial 5K runners at start line (photo by Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial 5K runners at start line (photo by Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial hosts the second annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Day.  Read more »

Bullhorn Used At Ground Zero by Bush on Exhibit at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Bullhorn used by George W. Bush to address rescue and recovery workers (Photo by Jan Seidler Ramirez) Bullhorn used by George W. Bush to address rescue and recovery workers (Photo by Jan Seidler Ramirez)

The bullhorn George W. Bush used to address rescue and recovery workers at ground zero in the days after September 11, 2001, will be on exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial Ride to Remember at SoulCycle

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels at Ride to Remember charity event 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels at Ride to Remember charity event

The 9/11 Memorial held the 9/11 Memorial Ride to Remember at SoulCycle on April 7 and raised more than $100,000.  Read more »

Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial at the Boston Public Library

Sneakers left at the spontaneous memorial in Copley Square, Boston (photo credit: Boston Public Library) Sneakers left at the spontaneous memorial in Copley Square, Boston (photo credit: Boston Public Library)

To honor of the upcoming first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, New England-area museums organize a commemorative exhibition at the Boston Public Library.  Read more »

David Stern’s "The Gatherings" Donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum

David Stern in his studio working on "The Gatherings” (2002) Copyright Eric Feinblatt David Stern in his studio working on "The Gatherings” (2002) Copyright Eric Feinblatt

Artist David Stern’s paintings, "The Gatherings," will be displayed at the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s pavilion auditorium when it opens in May.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Tickets Available Now

The Museum pavilion as seen from the north pool on the Memorial plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher) The Museum pavilion as seen from the north pool on the Memorial plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher)

Tickets to the National September 11 Memorial Museum are available now.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Opens May 21

The iconic tridents are the first large artifacts to be seen inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Amy Dreher) The iconic tridents are the first large artifacts to be seen inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

A ceremony and previews for the 9/11 community will lay the path for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Volunteering to Honor, Commemorate and Remember 9/11

9/11 Memorial Visitor Services Volunteer, Kelly Morrissey 9/11 Memorial Visitor Services Volunteer, Kelly Morrissey

Meet a 9/11 Memorial Visitor Services Volunteer who also volunteered at the World Trade Center site in the days after 9/11.  Read more »