From the Museum

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

New York Mets' pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Bobby Parnell tour the 9/11 Memorial Museum with 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels. Photo by Jin Lee. New York Mets' pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Bobby Parnell tour the 9/11 Memorial Museum with 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels. Photo by Jin Lee.

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Archtober: Program Features Award Winning 9/11 Museum Architects

9/11 Memorial Museum at night. Photo by Amy Dreher. 9/11 Memorial Museum at night. Photo by Amy Dreher.

The 9/11 Museum will participate in Archtober by hosting an evening program featuring award winning architects.  Read more »

Father of Fallen 9/11 Firefighter Gets 'Wish of a Lifetime' to Visit Museum

Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography. Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography.

Rudy Meisenheimer, a 92-year-old Navy veteran, received the "Wish of a Lifetime" when he visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum to honor his son who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 11.  Read more »

Teaching Students About 9/11 With Personal Stories

Shannon Elliott, a 9/11 Memorial education specialist, gives a Museum tour to students. Photo by Jin Lee. Shannon Elliott, a 9/11 Memorial education specialist, gives a Museum tour to students. Photo by Jin Lee.

An education specialist shares her story about a group of teenagers from Youth Consultation Services—an organization in New Jersey that provides behavioral and mental health services to children and young adults—that had the opportunity to make a deeply personal connection to 9/11 thanks to the Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation.  Read more »

Blair: ‘Peace and Knowledge’ Needed in Fight Against Extremism

Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, talks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, talks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Security designed to contain and prevent terrorism since 9/11 is important, but not the only answer in confronting violent extremism worldwide, said Tony Blair, the former prime minister of Britain.  Read more »

October Programs at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

An audience listens to a public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. An audience listens to a public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

October programs at the 9/11 Memorial Museum are filling up quickly.  Read more »

K9 for Kids Returns to Museum This Fall

Chance, a disaster relief K9, with museum visitors in the Education Center at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Chance, a disaster relief K9, with museum visitors in the Education Center at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Disaster relief canine Chance will be at the 9/11 Memorial Museum for the K9 for Kids program, beginning this October, in the Education Center.  Read more »

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

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee

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

Historic Visit From Pope Francis Will Be Global Event

Foundation Hall in the 9/11 Memorial Museum where Pope Francis will lead Multireligious Meeting for Peace. Photo: Jin Lee. Foundation Hall in the 9/11 Memorial Museum where Pope Francis will lead Multireligious Meeting for Peace. Photo: Jin Lee.

The eyes of the world will be on the 9/11 Memorial tomorrow as Pope Francis makes his historic visit to sacred ground.  Read more »

First Fall Programs Booked Week After Debut

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill speaks during a public program. Photo by Jin Lee. Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill speaks during a public program. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum's first two fall programs have sold out just one week after the new programs calendar was announced.  Read more »