From the Museum

9/11 Memorial Security Guard Donates Original WTC Security Blazer

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. 9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard Mary Santos once stood guard over the Twin Towers. Listen to her discuss her memories of working at the original World Trade Center and why she decided to donate her uniform to the museum.  Read more »

Talking to Kids About Tragedy

Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee. Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee.

Conversations around how to explain acts of terrorism to children have undoubtedly picked up in many classrooms.  Read more »

Reporting from the Front Line: Q&A with Columnist Yaroslav Trofimov

Yaroslav Trofimov. Yaroslav Trofimov.

Yaroslav Trofimov, a columnist and senior correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will discuss the risks of gathering the news in one of the most unstable corners of the world during the public program Reporting from the Front Line.   Read more »

Remembering ‘The Little Chapel That Stood’

A look inside St. Paul's Chapel in the days after 9/11. Photo by Larry Racioppo. A look inside St. Paul's Chapel in the days after 9/11. Photo by Larry Racioppo.

On Saturday, 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors with children will have the opportunity to meet Paula Kelberman, who will be reading the classic children’s book “The Little Chapel That Stood” in a free Stories & Art program.   Read more »

Young Museum Visitors Create Tributes for Paris

Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler. Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler.

Following the recent attack in Paris, France, young visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum responded by creating special tributes.  Read more »

The Stories They Tell Live Talk to Feature Lady Liberty

Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

A senior education facilitator will present the story behind a popular artifact, Lady Liberty, as a part of the ongoing live talk series “The Stories They Tell.”  Read more »

US Veterans Honored with Salute to Service 5-Day Tribute

U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. Air Force at the 9/11 Memorial for a Salute to Service event. Photo by Jin Lee.

The five-day Salute to Service to honor US Veterans concluded yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Chief Curator Tells Story Behind ‘Maya’s’ Challenge Coin

Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Operation Neptune Spear commemorative coins. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, gift of CIA officer "Maya." Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

Listen as 9/11 Memorial's chief curator tells the story behind the commemorative coins donated by the CIA operative known as "Maya."  Read more »

Museum Talks to Highlight WTC Steel Buried in Afghanistan

Col. Mark Mitchell presents a map showing location of buried World Trade Center steel in Afghanistan to 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. Photo by Amy Dreher. Col. Mark Mitchell presents a map showing location of buried World Trade Center steel in Afghanistan to 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. Photo by Amy Dreher.

A new talk in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium tells the story of a map on view in the museum that lists locations of World Trade Center steel soldiers buried in Afghanistan.  Read more »

Personal Stories Connect Military Community to 9/11

(L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East. (L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East.

In honor of the upcoming five-day Salute to Service and Veterans Day, listen to two oral histories from veterans who dedicated their military service to those killed on 9/11.  Read more »