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

News Releases

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 Public

 

2018

 

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 Ceremony

 

2016

 

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 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

 

2015

 

March 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 US 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 Broadcastr 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 Thirty 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 9/11

September 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

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

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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