Recognition and Honors

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has received numerous honors and awards, some of which include: 

Dozens of American flags wave at the names on the bronze parapets of the Memorial. Buildings and trees are in the background.
Photo by Monika Graff


Audio Tours & Podcasts, Honorable Mention Level for 9/11 Museum Audio Guide, Witnessing History Tour: American Alliance of Museums
Applications & API's, Silver Level for Timescape: American Alliance of Museums
Excellence in Exhibition, Interstitial Area Installations: American Alliance of Museums
Interactive Kiosks, Silver Level for Signing Steel Interactive: American Alliance of Museums
Interpretive Interactive Installations, Honorable Mention Level for Reflecting on 9/11 and Recording Studio: American Alliance of Museums
Multimedia Installations, Honorable Mention Level for Listening Alcoves: American Alliance of Museums
Leadership in History - Award of Merit: American Association for State and Local History
Institute Honor Awards, Excellence in Interior Architecture: American Institute of Architects 
Honor Award, Architecture:  American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter
Interior Awards, Public/Civic Space: Contract Magazine
Notable Distinction Award: Built Environment Category: Core 77 Design Awards
Award of Merit: Museum Association of New York
2015 Travelers' Choice Top 25 U.S. Landmarks: TripAdvisor
2015 World Wonders List: TripAdvisor


Honor Award, Regional and Urban Design: American Institute of Architects


Honor Award: American Society of Landscape Architects
71st Annual George Foster Peabody Award, with StoryCorps: Peabody Awards
Best Landscape/Hardscape: ENR New York 
Website: Award of Excellence: Communicator  


Mobile Applications, Gold Level for Explore 9/11: American Alliance of Museums

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