The Museum Collection / Photo by Amy Dreher

The collection houses more than 11,000 artifacts, including three-dimensional objects, ephemera, textiles, artwork, and books and manuscripts. The collection also includes over 300 moving images, more than 40,000 print and digital photographs, and over 3,000 oral histories and audio recordings.

Examples of the Museum’s holdings include salvaged remnants of the World Trade Center buildings, personal effects and memorabilia, expressions of tribute and remembrance, and artifacts, archives, oral histories, moving images, and photographs related to the history of the World Trade Center, the events of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993, and the repercussions of these horrific attacks.

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The Museum is actively acquiring materials for its permanent collection. If you would like to learn more about donating material, please click here

If you would like more information about donating to the collection, please contact Museum Collections at 212-312-8800 or