From the Museum

Japanese School Children Fold 1,000 Origami Cranes as a Sign of Peace

1000 Origami Cranes, donated by Nino Vendrome. (Photo by 9/11 Museum staff) 1000 Origami Cranes, donated by Nino Vendrome. (Photo by 9/11 Museum staff)

A class of Japanese school children gifted 1,000 hand-folded paper cranes to Nino’s Restaurant, a relief center in Lower Manhattan, wishing peace after the attacks on September 11.  Read more »

Artifacts Book has a ‘Power in Images and Stories’

The story of Mickey Kross's fire helmet is one of many told within the book. (Photo by Matt Flynn) The story of Mickey Kross's fire helmet is one of many told within the book. (Photo by Matt Flynn)

The book "The Stories They Tell" has received a positive review from the New York Times.  Read more »

Museum Acquires a Photo Archive Documenting a Special Journey

The USS New York as it moved down the Hudson River. (Photo by Cynthia Robin Richardson-Clark) The USS New York as it moved down the Hudson River. (Photo by Cynthia Robin Richardson-Clark)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum received a donation of 94 digital images and 12 framed prints by photographer Cynthia Robin Richardson-Clark recording the maiden voyage of the USS New York from Norfolk, Va. to New York City in September 2011.  Read more »

Powerful Oral History on Bringing WTC Steel Overseas

Master Sgt. Bubba Beason has been career airplane mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy Beason) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason has been career airplane mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy Beason)

Listen to a memorable oral history recorded with a U.S. Air Force mechanic.  Read more »

Portion of North Tower Antenna is Placed Inside Museum

The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez) The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez)

A portion of the North Tower antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum last week.  Read more »

Museum Curators Take Part in Global ‘Ask a Curator’ Campaign

Our curators answered questions about the under construction 9/11 Memorial Museum. (photo by Amy Dreher) Our curators answered questions about the under construction 9/11 Memorial Museum. (photo by Amy Dreher)

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez and Oral Historian Amy Weinstein answered questions throughout the day on Twitter.  Read more »

New Video Series: ‘The Stories They Tell’

A new video series has debuted, featuring a look at significant 9/11 artifacts. A new video series has debuted, featuring a look at significant 9/11 artifacts.

A new video series, featuring a look at significant 9/11 artifacts, has debuted.  Read more »

Messages of Loss and Hope Return to ‘Last Column’

Maureen Merrigan of APS affixing tribute materials back on the column. (Photo by Jin Lee) Maureen Merrigan of APS affixing tribute materials back on the column. (Photo by Jin Lee)

Conservators have been reattaching tributes to the Last Column inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

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 »