From the Museum

Guided Tours for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing Visitors Are Offered at Museum

The 9/11 Museum will begin offering tours for deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The 9/11 Museum will begin offering tours for deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has begun free monthly tours for deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors.  Read more »

Museum Sees 1M Visitors Since May Opening

Karen McDaniel (right), the museum's one millionth visitor, stands with 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Karen McDaniel (right), the museum's one millionth visitor, stands with 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

More than one million visitors from all 50 states and more than 130 countries have come to the 9/11 Memorial Museum since its May 15 opening.  Read more »

New York Times Blog Tells Story of Museum Artifact

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

The story of a piece of paper – or more specifically, a Port Authority spreadsheet from the inside of a World Trade Center office on 9/11 – was the focus of a New York Times City Room blog post on Sept. 7.  Read more »

Museum Unveils Exhibit Exploring Raid of bin Laden's Compound

A new exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum includes this uniform shirt from a Navy SEAL Team 6 member. (Photo: Jin Lee) A new exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum includes this uniform shirt from a Navy SEAL Team 6 member. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has opened a new exhibit focusing on the search for and ultimate killing of Osama bin Laden.  Read more »

New York Giants Explore 9/11 at Museum

Eli Manning and coach Tom Coughlin look intently at Ladder 3. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Eli Manning and coach Tom Coughlin look intently at Ladder 3. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The New York Giants visited the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 20, where players toured the museum and heard testimonials about 9/11.  Read more »

Local College Student Gives Back to Her City

St. John’s University student Maggie Jacobsen at the 9/11 Memorial 5k in April. St. John’s University student Maggie Jacobsen at the 9/11 Memorial 5k in April.

Maggie Jacobsen volunteers regularly at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Museum Photographer’s Work to Go on Display in Exhibition

This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art. This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art.

Photographs taken by Amy Dreher, the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s photographer and manager of digital resources and projects, will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan starting on Sept. 11.  Read more »

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez Reflects on Journey to 9/11 Memorial Museum

A colleague's husband placed his dust mask on Ramirez's desk at the New-York Historical Society on Sept. 11, 2001. A colleague's husband placed his dust mask on Ramirez's desk at the New-York Historical Society on Sept. 11, 2001.

Ramirez was working as the museum director of the New-York Historical Society on the morning that history was made.  Read more »

Liverpool Soccer Players Honor 9/11, Visit Museum

Left to Right: Ian Rush, Robbie Fowler, Brendan Rodgers and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels honored a 9/11 victim and laid a wreath at the Survivor Tree. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Left to Right: Ian Rush, Robbie Fowler, Brendan Rodgers and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels honored a 9/11 victim and laid a wreath at the Survivor Tree. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Four members of the Liverpool Football Club – including professional soccer coaches, managers and former players – visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Thursday.  Read more »

'The Stories They Tell' Offers Behind the Scenes Look at Museum

"The Stories They Tell" will focus on the museum from behind the scenes and offer insight into different artifacts. (Photo: Matt Flynn) "The Stories They Tell" will focus on the museum from behind the scenes and offer insight into different artifacts. (Photo: Matt Flynn)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has launched “The Stories They Tell,” a series of free, 30-minute talks for museum visitors given by staff who provide a behind-the-scenes look at the institution and its collections.  Read more »