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The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Joins #GivingTuesday

An American flag on the Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. An American flag on the Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the 9/11Memorial & Museum will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

A young visitor and Chance, the golden retriever at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A young visitor and Chance, the golden retriever at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

City Loses a Man that Helped to Shape its Future

John E. Zuccotti on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. John E. Zuccotti on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

John E. Zuccotti, distinguished New York City and federal government leader, has died at age 78. Zuccotti, a former deputy mayor, served as a member of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Board of Directors and was chairman of global operations for Brookfield.   Read more »

Remembering ‘The Little Chapel That Stood’

A look inside St. Paul's Chapel in the days after 9/11. Photo by Larry Racioppo. A look inside St. Paul's Chapel in the days after 9/11. Photo by Larry Racioppo.

On Saturday, 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors with children will have the opportunity to meet Paula Kelberman, who will be reading the classic children’s book “The Little Chapel That Stood” in a free Stories & Art program.   Read more »

SoulCycle Hosts 3rd Annual 9/11 Memorial Ride to Remember

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels at the third annual SoulCycle Ride to Remember. Photo by Jin Lee. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels at the third annual SoulCycle Ride to Remember. Photo by Jin Lee.

On November 17, the 9/11 Memorial partnered with SoulCycle to host the third annual 9/11 Memorial Ride to Remember.  Read more »

Young Museum Visitors Create Tributes for Paris

Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler. Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler.

Following the recent attack in Paris, France, young visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum responded by creating special tributes.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Tribute Honors Victims of Paris Attacks

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France.

A tribute was held on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of the 129 people killed and more than 350 injured in the terrorist attacks in Paris, France.  Read more »

The Stories They Tell Live Talk to Feature Lady Liberty

Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

A senior education facilitator will present the story behind a popular artifact, Lady Liberty, as a part of the ongoing live talk series “The Stories They Tell.”  Read more »

US Veterans Honored with Salute to Service 5-Day Tribute

U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee.

The five-day Salute to Service to honor US Veterans concluded yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Yellow Roses on 9/11 Memorial Pay Tribute on Veterans Day

Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee. Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee.

Yellow roses are placed in the names of the 9/11 victims who served in the United States military.  Read more »