From the Museum

Museum to Hold Program for Design Professionals

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

The American Institute of Architects, or AIA, has approved the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to be a provider of continuing education credit programs for design professionals.  Read more »

Submit 9/11 Artwork to the Museum’s Online Registry

The Artists Registry is available on the 9/11 Memorial Museum's website. (Photo: Jordan Friedman) The Artists Registry is available on the 9/11 Memorial Museum's website. (Photo: Jordan Friedman)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum offers an online, digital database serving as a hub for visual art, poetry and music created in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001.  Read more »

A Visitor Overview of the Museum's Layout

The Historical Exhibition, one of three main parts of the museum, is divided into three sections. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The Historical Exhibition, one of three main parts of the museum, is divided into three sections. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

If you are visiting the museum, it is important to note that it is divided into three main exhibitions, located 70 feet underground.  Read more »

Call for 9/12 and 9/13 Newspapers

Front pages of national and international newspapers from after September 11, 2001, on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s core Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jin Lee) Front pages of national and international newspapers from after September 11, 2001, on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s core Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is currently seeking local, regional, and international newspapers from Sept. 12 and 13, 2001, with front page coverage of the attacks.  Read more »

Robert Gray’s Transformative Visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Robert Gray's helmet and respirator are currently in Historical Exhibition 3 in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) Robert Gray's helmet and respirator are currently in Historical Exhibition 3 in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Robert Gray shared his story with curators from the museum who had traveled to Arlington seeking artifacts and oral histories for the future museum.  Read more »

Museum Offers Variety of Workshops for School Groups

The 9/11 Memorial Museum holds a number of school programs for students of different ages. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The 9/11 Memorial Museum holds a number of school programs for students of different ages. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum offers a variety of two-hour classroom workshops that include a tour of different museum exhibits and a discussion or activity component in the Education Center.  Read more »

Truck Illustrates Courage, Tragedy of First Responders on 9/11

The truck of FDNY Ladder Company 3 is currently located in the 9/11 Museum. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The truck of FDNY Ladder Company 3 is currently located in the 9/11 Museum. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The rear mount aerial truck was parked on West Street near Vesey Street. When the North Tower collapsed, the truck was damaged beyond repair, with its entire front cab destroyed.  Read more »

Museum Director to Deliver Talk at Washington College

Museum Director Alice Greenwald (center) holds a flag during the museum's opening ceremony in May 2014. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Museum Director Alice Greenwald (center) holds a flag during the museum's opening ceremony in May 2014. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald will give a talk at the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning in Chestertown, Md. on Tuesday, Jan. 20.  Read more »

Volunteer Combines Experience as a Librarian, Museum Docent

Candace Stuart says the opening of the museum was one of the highlights of her experience as a docent. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Candace Stuart says the opening of the museum was one of the highlights of her experience as a docent. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Candace Stuart was a member of the first class of museum docents in January of 2014 and became a volunteer when the museum first opened in May. She continued in the program throughout the year.  Read more »

Institute Honors Museum for Excellence in Interior Architecture

The museum has been honored for excellence in interior architecture. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The museum has been honored for excellence in interior architecture. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The American Institute of Architects, or AIA, has selected the 9/11 Memorial Museum as a 2015 recipient of its Institute Honor Awards for excellence in interior architecture.  Read more »