9/11 Memorial Museum's public program series. Photo: Jin Lee.
Topics at the center of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s new fall programming include a discussion by former New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on NYPD’s efforts to combat terrorism, and an examination of ISIS online recruiting efforts and the challenges journalists face in war-torn countries by reporters from the Wall Street Journal and VICE News.Read more
The North pool on September 11, 2015. Photo by Monica Graff
"The anniversary of 9/11 will always be one of the most sacred of days in our nation's history. We lost innocent men, women and children on that day and speaking each and every name aloud reminds us all that they were individuals who were simply living their lives that morning," 9/11 Memorial President, Joe Daniels.Read more
At just 24 years old, Philippe Petit made history on August 7, 1974 when he walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on a cable wire. The French high wire artist became famous for this death defying performance.Read more
View of the Tribute in Light from the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo: Jin Lee
Six months after the Twin Towers fell, they returned in the form of two blue beams of light illuminating the Manhattan skyline. Since then, they have lit the sky annually as a Sept. 11 commemoration known as Tribute in Light.Read more
Hero Highway Supporters at Point Thank You. Photo courtesy of Martha Cooper.
“Every night we would drive up West Street . . . there were people in the streets with American flags, and signs, thanking us, waving to us, screaming at us. . . They had no idea what they meant to me.”Read more
Bandana that belonged to Welles Crowther, gift of the Alison and Jefferson Crowther Family. Photo by Matt Flynn.
“They didn’t know his name. They didn’t know where he came from. But they knew their lives had been saved by the man in the red bandana,” said President Barack Obama during the 9/11 Memorial Museum dedication ceremony on May 15, 2014.Read more