From the Museum

The Stories They Tell Live Talk to Feature Lady Liberty

Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

A senior education facilitator will present the story behind a popular artifact, Lady Liberty, as a part of the ongoing live talk series “The Stories They Tell.”  Read more »

US Veterans Honored with Salute to Service 5-Day Tribute

U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee.

The five-day Salute to Service to honor US Veterans concluded yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Chief Curator Tells Story Behind ‘Maya’s’ Challenge Coin

Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

Listen as 9/11 Memorial's chief curator tells the story behind the commemorative coins donated by the CIA operative known as "Maya."  Read more »

Museum Talks to Highlight WTC Steel Buried in Afghanistan

Col. Mark Mitchell presents a map showing location of buried World Trade Center steel in Afghanistan to 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. Photo by Amy Dreher. Col. Mark Mitchell presents a map showing location of buried World Trade Center steel in Afghanistan to 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. Photo by Amy Dreher.

A new talk in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium tells the story of a map on view in the museum that lists locations of World Trade Center steel soldiers buried in Afghanistan.  Read more »

Personal Stories Connect Military Community to 9/11

(L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East. (L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East.

In honor of the upcoming five-day Salute to Service and Veterans Day, listen to two oral histories from veterans who dedicated their military service to those killed on 9/11.  Read more »

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

Probationary Firefighters at the 9/11 Memorial on October 25, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider. Probationary Firefighters at the 9/11 Memorial on October 25, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Upcoming Programs in November at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Speakers during a public program in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Jin Lee. Speakers during a public program in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will host two programs in November, “ISIS Online” and “War of the Encyclopaedists.”  Read more »

Part 2: Student Reflects on 9/11 Museum Ambassador Program

Annalee Tai, 9/11 Museum Ambassador leading museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher. Annalee Tai, 9/11 Museum Ambassador leading museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher.

In part two of this blog series, 9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai finishes her reflections on what she has learned working at the memorial and museum and how her time has impacted her plans for the future.  Read more »

Part 1: Student Reflects on 9/11 Museum Ambassador Program

9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai leads a museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher. 9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai leads a museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher.

New York City high school student Annalee Tai was a part of the first class of 9/11 Memorial Museum ambassadors. In part one of a two part blog series, she reflects on how her time working at the museum has changed her outlook and prepared her for college.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Docent Finds Healing in Volunteering

Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall. Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall.

A lifelong New York resident Sonia Agron volunteers as a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent years after volunteering as a recovery worker at ground zero after 9/11.  Read more »