From the Museum

Our City. Our Story. Podcast Series: Major League Pitcher

Former pitcher for the New York Mets, Bobby Parnell, visits the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Former pitcher for the New York Mets, Bobby Parnell, visits the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Our City. Our Story. podcast episode highlights the story of Bobby Parnell, longtime pitcher for the New York Mets.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Honors Legacy of New York Yankees

Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).   Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).

With the official start of the New York Yankees 2016 season, the 9/11 Memorial Museum honors its deep connection with one of New York’s home teams.  Read more »

Bush Admin’s 9/11 Communications Show Insight on How Government Responded to Events of That Day

President George Bush at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. President George Bush at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has received digital copies of a series of emails and documents providing insight into how the U.S. government responded to the events of the day on 9/11.  Read more »

Confronting Religious Violence Centers 9/11 Museum Program

Rabbi Sacks speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Clifford Chanin. Photo by Ben Hider. Rabbi Sacks speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Clifford Chanin. Photo by Ben Hider.

In the wake of the Brussels attacks, Rabbi Sacks addressed guests Tuesday at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on the roots of religious violence.  Read more »

Remembering Red Cross Volunteer Who Witnessed History at Ground Zero

Rolla "Bud" Crick's ground zero access badge. Gift of Rolla Bud Crick. Rolla "Bud" Crick's ground zero access badge. Gift of Rolla Bud Crick.

Before his death, Rolla “Bud” Crick, who as journalist reported on some of history’s most significant moments, donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum the badge he used to access ground zero for what may be considered one of his most meaningful assignments.  Read more »

A Day in the Life of an Explosives Detection Dog

Eisner, an explosives detecting canine, and his handler Thomas Brown at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Eisner, an explosives detecting canine, and his handler Thomas Brown at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

A day in the life of an explosives-detecting canine named of Eisner.  Read more »

Recovered $2 Bill Symbol of Marriage

Recovered $2 bill belonging to Robert Gschaar. Gift of Myrta Gschaar in honor of her beloved husband Robert J. Gschaar. Recovered $2 bill belonging to Robert Gschaar. Gift of Myrta Gschaar in honor of her beloved husband Robert J. Gschaar.

When Robert Gschaar proposed to his wife Myrta, he gave her a $2 bill to symbolize a second chance at love. The $2 bill he kept in his wallet was recovered at ground zero, and is now on view at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Museum Installation Featured Clue on Jeopardy!

Mounted in 2014, Trying to Remember the Color of the Sky on That September Morning is an installation by American artist Spencer Finch. The blue-tiled artwork surrounds a quote from Virgil’s Aeneid, created out of recovered World Trade Center steel by the artist Tom Joyce. Mounted in 2014, Trying to Remember the Color of the Sky on That September Morning is an installation by American artist Spencer Finch. The blue-tiled artwork surrounds a quote from Virgil’s Aeneid, created out of recovered World Trade Center steel by the artist Tom Joyce.

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum was a featured as a clue during an episode of Jeopardy!  Read more »

Museum Reaches 5 Million Visitors Milestone

Visitors descend to bedrock inside the Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors descend to bedrock inside the Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has reached a new milestone, welcoming more than five million visitors since opening in May 2014.  Read more »

Smoke-Stained Shirt Tells Story of 1993 WTC Evacuation

Smoke-stained shirt worn by Walter Travers on February 26, 1993. Gift of the Travers Family. Photo by Matt Flynn. Smoke-stained shirt worn by Walter Travers on February 26, 1993. Gift of the Travers Family. Photo by Matt Flynn.

Walter Travers was among the 40,000 people who evacuated the World Trade Center after the buildings were bombed on Feb. 26, 1993. His smoke-stained shirt on view on the 9/11 Memorial Museum helps tell the story of this evacuation.  Read more »