This free webinar aims to provide a new, meaningful way to deepen students’ knowledge about 9/11.
On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, teachers and students from around the world will join us for the Anniversary in the Schools, a free webinar that aims to provide a new, meaningful way to deepen students’ knowledge about the events that unfolded. Registration is open for the webinar.Read more
Artifacts in the Museum's In Memoriam gallery are refreshed annually. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Each year, the 9/11 Memorial Museum rotates the objects on display in its In Memoriam gallery. The objects on view once belonged to, or were created in memory of, the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and Feb. 26, 1993.Read more
New York City Department of Sanitation identification card issued to Joseph Joseph D'Aleo. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of
Following the 9/11 attacks, New York City Department of Sanitation Supervisor Joseph D’Aleo went to Ground Zero daily. He oversaw refuse hauling, dumpster removal and recycling procedures at the site. He also ensured that flagged truckloads of material were removed to Fresh Kills landfill for further sifting and cleared others for disposal at a Manhattan facility.Read more
"Search for Heroes," Mitch Rosen (b. 1958), 2018, colored pencils on paper, Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of the artist. Photo by Michael Hnatov.
After Mitch Rosen retired from the Port Authority Police Department in 2006, Rosen finally had time to dedicate a favorite hobby: creating highly realistic drawings which also demonstrated his police officer’s attentiveness to details.Read more
Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan.
On Thursday, May 16, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a public program featuring Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan, who will discuss her filmmaking and her quest to understand what draws people to extremist ideologies.Read more
Panelists discuss critical role and history of the slurry wall. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Last week the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted a panel discussion about the Museum’s slurry wall, a retaining wall built in the late 1960s to hold back the waters of the Hudson River. The wall is a marvel of civil engineering that remains intact as part of the Museum’s Foundation Hall and has become a symbol of endurance and human resolve.Read more