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

Recognition and Honors

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


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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Upcoming Public Programs

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The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is dedicated to deepening our audience’s understanding of 9/11’s continuing impact in America and around the world through film screenings, moderated conversations and performances.

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