From the Museum

Memorial Social Networks Thrive with Reaction to ‘60 Minutes’ Report

The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many. The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many.

This week’s “60 Minutes” story on the 9/11 Memorial Museum elicited plenty of responses on social media  Read more »

OKC Bombing Victim’s Father Coped with Loss by Helping 9/11 Families

A twilight view of Oklahoma City, including the National Memorial & Museum. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum) A twilight view of Oklahoma City, including the National Memorial & Museum. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum)

An Oklahoma City man spoke with 9/11 Memorial Museum staff about coping with his loss in the 1995 bombing by helping families in New York after 9/11.  Read more »

Giants Football Legend George Martin is Lacing Up for 9/11 Again

One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher) One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

NY Giants legend George Martin has affirmed his commitment to the 9/11 cause.  Read more »

Court Officers Donate 9/11 Quilt

The names of three 9/11 victims are displayed on the donated quilt. (Photo by Cristina Melendez, 9/11 Memorial) The names of three 9/11 victims are displayed on the donated quilt. (Photo by Cristina Melendez, 9/11 Memorial)

A quilt honoring the lives of three 9/11 victims has been donated by New York State court officers.  Read more »

Therapy Dog Handler Donates Items Related to Ground Zero Work

Frank Shane and his new therapy dog, Chance, meet 9/11 Memorial Museum staff. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz) Frank Shane and his new therapy dog, Chance, meet 9/11 Memorial Museum staff. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz)

Therapy dog handler Frank Shane has donated nearly 200 items related to his work at Ground Zero.  Read more »

Ironworkers Donate Mementoes from Original WTC Construction

(Archive photo by Amy Dreher) (Archive photo by Amy Dreher)

Two ironworkers have donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum their construction-site issued thermoses, used while working on the original World Trade Center.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Seeks Developer for Handheld Device System

(Archive photo by Amy Dreher) (Archive photo by Amy Dreher)

We are seeking a developer for a handheld device system and custom application for use by visitors to the Museum.  Read more »

Memorial Earns Top Architectural Award

Courtesy AIA Courtesy AIA

The 9/11 Memorial has earned one of eight national urban design awards.  Read more »

‘Memorial Tiles’ Back on Display in the Village

9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec) 9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec)

A series of 9/11 commemorative tiles have been put back on display at a library in Greenwich Village.  Read more »

Answering the Call to Remember

A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family) A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family)

Museum continues to seek recorded remembrances from loved ones of the men, women and children killed on 9/11.  Read more »