From the Museum

Museum Construction is Progressing with Large Artifacts Installation

Operating engineers used grappler claws to lift tangled steel and debris from the pile at Ground Zero. (Staff Photo) Operating engineers used grappler claws to lift tangled steel and debris from the pile at Ground Zero. (Staff Photo)

A number of large artifacts have been set into place as the 9/11 Memorial Museum takes shape.  Read more »

Street Renamings Help Keep 9/11 Memories Permanent

The Juday street sign. (9/11 Memorial Museum collections photo) The Juday street sign. (9/11 Memorial Museum collections photo)

The renaming of streets in honor of 9/11 victims serve as permanent remembrances.  Read more »

Chaplains Return to Remember Recovery Efforts

Father Milligan pictured at Ground Zero during recovery operations. (photo courtesy Don Milligan) Father Milligan pictured at Ground Zero during recovery operations. (photo courtesy Don Milligan)

On the eve of the anniversary marking the end of formal recovery operations at Ground Zero, a group of Massachusetts chaplains, who had served at Ground Zero, returned to the World Trade Center site to visit the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

A Unique Tribute for an FDNY Hero

The Esposito memorial bag includes an FDNY badge and personal photographs. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz) The Esposito memorial bag includes an FDNY badge and personal photographs. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz)

A look at a special, very detailed tribute to a fallen FDNY hero.  Read more »

Little-Known Memorial a Perfect Tribute

The original key and key tag to the steam room where the Morgan tribute exists. (9/11 Museum staff photo. The original key and key tag to the steam room where the Morgan tribute exists. (9/11 Museum staff photo.

A memorial for the ‘Mayor of Con Ed’ is located several stories below the 9/11 Memorial plaza.  Read more »

Curators’ Observations: Personal Memorials Tell 9/11 Story

The pants donated by Greg Gully featuring his hand-written note in red. (photo by Amy Dreher) The pants donated by Greg Gully featuring his hand-written note in red. (photo by Amy Dreher)

In some respects, every day is Memorial Day at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.  Read more »

Hard Hat Used in 9/11 Recovery Efforts is Donated to Museum

Hard hat used during 9/11 recovery, donated by Steve Nevins. (By Amy Dreher) Hard hat used during 9/11 recovery, donated by Steve Nevins. (By Amy Dreher)

Steve Nevins, who lost his firefighter brother on 9/11, has donated the hard hat he used while working on recovery efforts post Sept. 11  Read more »

‘Peace Angel’ Finds Home in 9/11 Memorial Museum

The Peace Angel sculpture was placed in lower Manhattan in the days following 9/11. (photo by Morgan Miller) The Peace Angel sculpture was placed in lower Manhattan in the days following 9/11. (photo by Morgan Miller)

A piece of art that served as a place of remembrance for Ground Zero recovery workers is now a part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Brick from Compound Where bin Laden was Killed Enters Museum Collection

A brick from Osama bin Laden’s fortified compound removed by a Fox News Channel war correspondent after the al-Qaeda leader’s death in 2011. (photo by Matt Flynn)  A brick from Osama bin Laden’s fortified compound removed by a Fox News Channel war correspondent after the al-Qaeda leader’s death in 2011. (photo by Matt Flynn)

A brick from Osama bin Laden’s compound raided by U.S. special forces that killed the al-Qaeda leader is now part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s collection.  Read more »

Students Design a Museum Exhibition

A part of the exhibit put together by high school students from New Jersey. A part of the exhibit put together by high school students from New Jersey.

Students from two New Jersey schools have spent the past year designing an exhibition on 9/11.  Read more »