From the Museum

Volunteer Recalls Meaningful Experience With British Veteran

Eric Brown, a British man and former veteran, places a yellow rose in the 9/11 Memorial to veterans who died on 9/11. (Photo: Vernoy Paolini) Eric Brown, a British man and former veteran, places a yellow rose in the 9/11 Memorial to veterans who died on 9/11. (Photo: Vernoy Paolini)

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 9/11 Memorial volunteer Vernoy Paolini recalls a meaningful experience she had with a visitor on Veterans Day 2014.  Read more »

More Tributes Featured on Museum Interactive

The IBEW sticker is one of the new Last Column tributes that is being featured on the interactive touchscreens in Foundation Hall. (Photo: Jin Lee) The IBEW sticker is one of the new Last Column tributes that is being featured on the interactive touchscreens in Foundation Hall. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Museum visitors can learn more about additional Last Column tributes using interactive touchscreens in the Museum's Foundation Hall.  Read more »

Shoes Symbolize Acts of Compassion During 9/11 Evacuations

Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum recently acquired a new pair of men’s shoes for its permanent collection. The shoes symbolize the acts of compassion and kindness extended in the face of disaster.  Read more »

Terror in Middle East is Explored in Live Talk

Bernard Haykel (left) and Clifford Chanin during the first talk in the series in March 2015. (Photo: Jin Lee) Bernard Haykel (left) and Clifford Chanin during the first talk in the series in March 2015. (Photo: Jin Lee)

A recently launched 9/11 Memorial Museum monthly series exploring current events in the Middle East and the violent spread of Islamist radicalism will continue with the second talk on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 7 to 8 p.m.  Read more »

Museum Film to Examine 9/11’s Global Impact

British Prime Minister Tony Blair gives an interview in "Facing Crisis: A Changed World." British Prime Minister Tony Blair gives an interview in "Facing Crisis: A Changed World."

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will screen the film “Facing Crisis: A Changed World” daily at the bottom of the hour starting on Monday, April 6.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Receives Award of Merit

(Photo: Jin Lee) (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum received a 2014 Award of Merit from the Museum Association of New York earlier this month.  Read more »

K9 for Kids: Tails at Ground Zero

Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki) Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki)

The dogged determination of canines in the days and months after 9/11 cannot be understated. More than 13 years after 9/11, most of these canines are no longer with us, but K9 for Kids, a monthly program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, presents visitors with an opportunity to learn about them and their service.  Read more »

NY Times, Chicago Tribune Explore Ambassador Program

Student ambassador Annalee Tai leads a tour through the 9/11 Memorial Museum's program. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Student ambassador Annalee Tai leads a tour through the 9/11 Memorial Museum's program. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The Times, along with the Chicago Tribune recently featured the ambassador program, a semester-long after-school program offered to students in grades 10 through 12.  Read more »

Museum Receives Another AIA Architecture Award

The Honor Award for Architecture honors design excellence in completed buildings. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The Honor Award for Architecture honors design excellence in completed buildings. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has received another award from the American Institute of Architects, or AIA, for excellence in architecture.  Read more »

Museum Collection Includes St. Patrick's Day Tributes

FDNY Lt. Michael T. Quilty wore these suspenders every year on St. Patrick's Day. His family donated them to the Museum in his memory. (Photo: Staff) FDNY Lt. Michael T. Quilty wore these suspenders every year on St. Patrick's Day. His family donated them to the Museum in his memory. (Photo: Staff)

The tradition of the Irish serving and protecting New York City runs deep and the 9/11 Memorial Museum helps honor that tradition on St. Patrick’s Day.  Read more »