From the Memorial

White Rose Signifies Remembrance of 9/11 Victims' Birthdays

A white rose is left on the name of Rosemary A. Smith. A white rose is left on the name of Rosemary A. Smith.

The 9/11 Memorial remembers victim’s birthday with roses placed at their name.  Read more »

Survivor Tree Seedlings Donated to San Bernardino, Orlando, France After Tragedies

A photo of the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Monika Graff. A photo of the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Monika Graff.

Victims of tragedies in two U.S. cities and one country to receive seedlings as symbol of hope.  Read more »

Tribute in Light to Mark 15th Anniversary of 9/11

A view of Tribute in Light across the East River. A view of Tribute in Light across the East River.

This Sunday, the public is invited to view the world-renowned public art piece Tribute in Light from the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Athletes Trek 75 Miles to 9/11 Memorial, Raise Money for Children of 9/11 Victims

Eva Casale and Michael Roesch on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo courtesy of Tuesday’s Children. Eva Casale and Michael Roesch on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo courtesy of Tuesday’s Children.

Two New York athletes battled the late summer heat to participate in a 75-mile expedition to raise money for the children of 9/11 victims.  Read more »

Guided Youth and Family Tours Offered at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Young visitor makes an etching of a victim's name inscribed at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Young visitor makes an etching of a victim's name inscribed at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

Visitors with children are invited to join a 60-minute age-appropriate program that explores the design of the Memorial, authentic 9/11 artifacts in the Museum, the events of 9/11 and how we commemorate the attacks.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Guided Tour: Through the Eyes of a Communications Intern

Madeline Lipton, communications intern, on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Hannah Foley. Madeline Lipton, communications intern, on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Hannah Foley.

Madeline Lipton, communications intern, shares her key takeaways from a guided memorial tour.  Read more »

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

Plaza Porter at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Plaza Porter at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Video: Survivor Tree Blooms at 9/11 Memorial

The Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff. The Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.

This spring, Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial Director of Photography, recorded the blooming of the Survivor Tree and produced a time-lapse video showing delicate white blossoms sprouting from the tree’s stark branches.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum in Top 5 ‘Best Patriotic’ Landmarks

Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum has ranked third as Best Patriotic Landmark in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 poll.  Read more »

Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Orlando Victims

U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee.

National Flag Day is today, falling on a period of national mourning.  Read more »