From the Museum

Congress Extends Health Benefits for 9/11 Responders

Visitors tie blue ribbons around the Last Column during a ceremony on May 30, 2015, marking the anniversary of the formal end to the rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero. Visitors tie blue ribbons around the Last Column during a ceremony on May 30, 2015, marking the anniversary of the formal end to the rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero.

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act passed both the House and Senate on Friday, renewing federal coverage for rescue and recovery workers who became sick after working at ground zero.  Read more »

History of 9/11 Victim’s Holiday Stocking

Holiday stocking belonging to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas. Gift of Jack Grandcolas, husband, in memory of his loving wife and unborn child. Holiday stocking belonging to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas. Gift of Jack Grandcolas, husband, in memory of his loving wife and unborn child.

The story behind the beloved holiday stocking that once belonged to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas.  Read more »

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

Public Program attendees view a 3D video sculpture at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Public Program attendees view a 3D video sculpture 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 »

Holiday Ornament Recovered at Ground Zero Donated to Museum

Ornament recovered by Steve Steo at ground zero. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Detective Steve A. Steo (Ret.) in memory of Joseph Vigiano Ornament recovered by Steve Steo at ground zero. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Detective Steve A. Steo (Ret.) in memory of Joseph Vigiano

A new artifact speaks to the somberness of the holiday season at ground zero.  Read more »

Brazilian 9/11 Survivor Inspired to Tell Story

Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido) Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido)

A Brazilian woman has begun talking about her experience as a survivor for the first time and recently donated her passport and hotel room key to the museum collection.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Security Guard Donates Original WTC Security Blazer

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. 9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard Mary Santos once stood guard over the Twin Towers. Listen to her discuss her memories of working at the original World Trade Center and why she decided to donate her uniform to the museum.  Read more »

Talking to Kids About Tragedy

Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee. Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee.

Conversations around how to explain acts of terrorism to children have undoubtedly picked up in many classrooms.  Read more »

Reporting from the Front Line: Q&A with Columnist Yaroslav Trofimov

Yaroslav Trofimov. Yaroslav Trofimov.

Yaroslav Trofimov, a columnist and senior correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will discuss the risks of gathering the news in one of the most unstable corners of the world during the public program Reporting from the Front Line.   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 »

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 »