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Memorial 5k Run/Walk. Register. Spread Word.

The 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Family Day will support the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and encourage volunteer service.  Read more »

Memorial Partner Nets Top Journalism Award

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Our partner StoryCorps has won an award for turning personal accounts into animated shorts and an hour-long NPR special.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Seeks Developer for Handheld Device System

(Archive photo by Amy Dreher) (Archive photo by Amy Dreher)

We are seeking a developer for a handheld device system and custom application for use by visitors to the Museum.  Read more »

Memorial Earns Top Architectural Award

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The 9/11 Memorial has earned one of eight national urban design awards.  Read more »

‘Memorial Tiles’ Back on Display in the Village

9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec) 9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec)

A series of 9/11 commemorative tiles have been put back on display at a library in Greenwich Village.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Staffer Continues to Serve

(Archive photo by Jin Lee) (Archive photo by Jin Lee)

Ricardo Benejam has found a way to continue serving his country and fellow veterans, after completing two stints in Afghanistan.  Read more »