From the Museum

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 »

Remembering FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge

Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit. Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit.

As the 9/11 Memorial Museum prepares to welcome Pope Francis on Sept. 25, we look back at the inspirational life of Father Mychal Judge.  Read more »