Three pink, white, and yellow roses stand at names on the bronze parapet of the Memorial.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

News Releases

2022

June 2: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Announces Partnership with Access Program for Low-Income Families, Museums for All
 

2021

September 12: 9/11 Survivor Tree Seedlings Inspire Resilience 

August 25: 9/11 Memorial & Museum Receives Highest National Recognition

August 14: Statement on Annual September 11, 2001 Commemoration

April 16: Statement on the Passing of 9/11 Memorial & Museum Board of Trustees Member Vartan Gregorian from Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

March 11: 9/11 Memorial & Museum Prepares to Lead Nation In Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 Attacks
 

2020

September 11: 9/11 Memorial Museum Reopens After Months-Long Closure at the Start of the COVID-19 PandemicAugust 15: Statement from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Tribute in Light 2020

July 4: Iconic 9/11 Memorial Reopens on Independence Day After Closing During the Height of the Health Crisis in New York City
 

2019

October 23: Special Exhibition "Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden" Is Opening at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

September 12: 9/11 Survivor Tree Seedlings Inspire Resilience May 30: 9/11 Memorial Glade Opens to the Public2018
September 12: 
Survivor Tree Seedlings Inspire Hope and Resilience

June 27: New Exhibition "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11" Opens Today at 9/11 Memorial Museum

May 30: Design Unveiled for Evolution of the 9/11 Memorial

April 20: Special Exhibition "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11" Is Opening at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

February 26: 25th Anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Marked with a Special Installation
 

2017

September 12: Survivor Tree Seedlings Are Donated to Communities Affected by Violence and Disaster

July 28: 9/11 Memorial Museum Welcomes More Than 10 Million Visitors from Around the World Since Opening

May 30: Permanent Tribute to 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers Is Being Planned

April 7: 9/11 Memorial & Museum to Host Fifth Annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day

February 26: 24th Anniversary of 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Commemorated in Solemn Ceremony2016

November 22: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Names Alice Greenwald as President & CEO

September 12: Survivor Tree Seedlings Are Donated to Communities That Have Endured Tragedy, Show Resilience

September 8: Iconic US Flag Hoisted By NYC Firefighters at Ground Zero on 9/11 Has Been Donated to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

July 14: First Major Special Exhibition to Open at 9/11 Memorial Museum

May 26: 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers Are Honored During Special Evening of Tribute and Remembrance

April 18: 9/11 Memorial to Host Fourth Annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day

February 26: 23rd Anniversary of 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Commemorated in Solemn Ceremony
 

2015March 5: Grant to Fund 9/11 Memorial Museum's Education and Public Programs

March 23: Jon Stewart Named Honorary Chair of 5K Run/Walk

May 15: 9/11 Memorial Museum Marks Its One Year Anniversary

June 30: Pope Francis to Visit 9/11 Memorial Museum

September 11: 9/11 Memorial Museum Commemorates the 14th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

September 12: Survivor Tree Seedlings Donated to Communities That Have Endured Tragedy, Show Resilience
 

2014

January 24: 9/11 Memorial Museum Progress Report

March 21: New York Liberty Team to Run in Support of Memorial

March 24: 9/11 Memorial Museum Opening Day Announcement

March 26: First Day of 9/11 Memorial Museum Admissions Presented by Condé Nast

April 30: 9/11 Memorial Creates Online Registry for Memorials, Witnesses, Survivors, and Rescue and Recovery Workers

May 14: 9/11 Memorial Museum Completed

May 21: 9/11 Memorial Museum Opens to Public with Flag Ceremony

September 7: 9/11 Memorial Museum Unveils New Exhibit

September 11: 9/11 Memorial Commemorates the 13th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

September 16: 9/11 Memorial Museum Welcomes More Than One Million Visitors

November 7: 9/11 Memorial Museum Honors U.S. Veterans in a Salute to Service Tribute
 

2013

February 26: Solemn Ceremony Marks 20th Anniversary of 1993 WTC Bombing

April 11: Former NY Giant George Martin Joins 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk

August 30: Join the Inaugural 9/11 Memorial Museum Membership Program

September 6: 9/11 Memorial Museum Construction Moves Forward with Completed Installation of Large Artifacts in Historical Exhibition

September 11: New York City and 9/11 Memorial Commemorate 12th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

October 26: 9/11 Memorial Welcomes More Than 10 Million Visitors

December 16: Registration Opens for the Second Annual Memorial 5K Run/Walk
 

2012

April 6: StoryCorps Wins Peabody Award for Work Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

May 30: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Launches Interactive Timeline of 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Efforts at the World Trade Center Site

June 19: Pitney Bowes Sponsors National September 11 Memorial & Museum Communications Technology and Educational Programs

August 16: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Names Pitney Bowes As Its Global Partner of the Year

August 27: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Launches 9/11 Anniversary Planning Guide for Communities, Schools, and Individuals

September 10: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Previews Exhibition Commemorating Victims' Lives

September 12: The National September 11 Memorial Marks Its First Year of Operation

October 29: Memorial Makes Preparations for Sandy

November 6: The 9/11 Memorial Reopens to Visitors

December 28: 2012 Year-end Update
 

2011

January 18: National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Social-Media Platform Broadcast Announce Partnership

January 27: Mayor Bloomberg Announces Appointment of "The Daily Show" Host Jon Stewart to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Board of Directors

May 5: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Releases Final Arrangement of the 2,982 Names on the Memorial to 9/11 Families

May 26: Phaidon Press and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Announce 10th-Anniversary Edition of the Photography Book "Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive"

July 11: National September 11 Memorial Launches Online Reservation System for Visitors

July 20: FDNY Ladder 3 Returns to World Trade Center Site for Permanent Installation in 9/11 Memorial Museum

July 23: World Trade Center Cross Installed in 9/11 Memorial Museum

July 28: Mayor Bloomberg, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Announce Children's Penny Drive to Mark 10-Year Anniversary and Memorial Opening

August 6: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Partners with State of New York to Create 9/11 Exhibitions in 30 Locations Across the State

August 9: Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial Is Released with a New Display at the Updated 9/11 Memorial Preview Site

August 24: National September 11 Memorial & Museum Joins Ad Council to Launch Public Service Advertising Campaign Ahead of the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

September 11: The National September 11 Memorial to Be Dedicated to Victims' Families on 10th Anniversary of 9/11September 12: The National September 11 Memorial Opens to the Public

October 5: WTC-Inspired Motorcycle Designed by Paul Jr. of "American Chopper" to Support 9/11 Memorial

November 23: Tribute WTC Visitor Center and the 9/11 Memorial Partner on Personal Guided Tours of the Memorial Plaza and Shared Curatorial Collections for the 9/11 Memorial Museum

December 27: National September 11 Memorial Museum to Accept Special Collection of Waterford Crystal Triangles from 2001/2002 Times Square Ball

Programs and Events

Dozens of seated people watch people speaking on a stage beside the Last Column at Foundation Hall. A video is projected on a wall and the lighting in the hall has been dimmed for the event.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum hosts a variety of programs and events that explore the attacks and their ongoing repercussions.

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Interactive Timelines

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Explore interactive timelines chronicling the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, 9/11, and the nine-month recovery effort at Ground Zero. Please note: The timelines contain sensitive content.

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