From the Memorial

A Look Back at the 2015 Memorial 5K

Participants cross the finish line at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk event. (Photo: Jin Lee) Participants cross the finish line at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk event. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Thank you to everyone who participated on Sunday, April 26 in our third annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Day event. More than 4,000 people participated in this year’s 5K and thousands attended our Family Day following the race.  Read more »

Memorial Registries Provide 9/11 Historical Records

(Photo: Jordan Friedman) (Photo: Jordan Friedman)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum provides a variety of online registries that serve as historical records of survival, recovery and commemoration.  Read more »

Exploring the Memorial's Sustainable Design on Earth Day

(Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) (Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

The 9/11 Memorial plaza is one of the most sustainable plazas ever constructed, designed to conserve energy, water and other resources.  Read more »

Fundraise for 5K Run/Walk for Chance to Win Prizes

9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk 2014 (Photo: Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk 2014 (Photo: Jin Lee)

After registering for the annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, participants can start fundraising for a chance to win prizes.  Read more »

Students Volunteer to Tag 9/11 Memorial Trees

Volunteer Isabella Arroyo tags a tree on the memorial plaza. (Photo: Ron Vega) Volunteer Isabella Arroyo tags a tree on the memorial plaza. (Photo: Ron Vega)

As part of National Volunteer Week, students from various high schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens volunteered to ID tag more than 150 trees on the 9/11 Memorial plaza last weekend.  Read more »

Museum Honors National Volunteer Week

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial will honor National Volunteer Week with an information table on the Memorial plaza, live talks given by Museum docents and special activities for our volunteers.  Read more »

New Guided Tour Offered at Memorial

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Beginning April 21, 2015, a new 45-minute guided tour will be offered at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Publications List Memorial as ‘Must-See’ Destination

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

News and travel outlets recently named the 9/11 Memorial and Museum as a “must-see” U.S. destination.  Read more »

Documentary Tells Story of Survivor Tree, Memorial Grove

The Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

On Thursday, award-winning filmmaker Scott Elliott published a piece in The New York Times highlighting his new feature-length documentary, “The Trees,” which tells the story of the 400 white oak trees on the Memorial.  Read more »

Jon Stewart to Serve as 5K Honorary Chairman

Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show," will serve as honorary chairman of the 2015 5K Run/Walk. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show," will serve as honorary chairman of the 2015 5K Run/Walk. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will serve as honorary chairman of the third annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Family Day on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  Read more »