1993 bombing

Ceremony Marks 23 Years Since WTC Bombing

Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing. Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing.

A ceremony was held Friday in commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center that killed six people and injured more than 1,000.  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 »

Sgt. Tells Story of 1993 WTC Rooftop Helicopter Rescue

From left to right: NYPD P.O. Thomas DeFresco, P.O. Joseph Zogbi, Sgt. Timothy Farrell, Det. Gregory Semendinger, Richard Troche and P.O. Robert Schierenback From left to right: NYPD P.O. Thomas DeFresco, P.O. Joseph Zogbi, Sgt. Timothy Farrell, Det. Gregory Semendinger, Richard Troche and P.O. Robert Schierenback

On Feb. 26, 1993, a group of terrorists detonated a bomb inside a van in the parking garage below the World Trade Center. NYPD Sgt. Timothy Farrell, who worked in the Emergency Service Unit (ESU), was among the first responders to aid in the rescue effort.  Read more »

Article Details Capture of First 1993 Bombing Suspect

Investigators recovered fragments of the rented van that carried the bomb. Two of those pieces contained the van's Vehicle Identification Number. (Photo: Jin Lee) Investigators recovered fragments of the rented van that carried the bomb. Two of those pieces contained the van's Vehicle Identification Number. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Following the 22nd anniversary of 1993 World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 2015, the New York Daily News republished a news article focusing on the capture of the first suspect in the attack.  Read more »

Ceremony Honors 22nd Anniversary of 1993 Bombing

The 9/11 Memorial held a ceremony today to honor the 22nd anniversary of the first WTC attack. (Photo: Jin Lee) The 9/11 Memorial held a ceremony today to honor the 22nd anniversary of the first WTC attack. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center. The 9/11 Memorial held a ceremony attended by victims’ family members, Port Authority officials and survivors of the attack.  Read more »

New Interactive Timeline Details 1993 WTC Bombing

The 9/11 Memorial Museum's interactive timeline is available on its website. (Photo: Jordan Friedman) The 9/11 Memorial Museum's interactive timeline is available on its website. (Photo: Jordan Friedman)

An interactive timeline on our website enables you to learn about the attack in great detail.  Read more »

Ceremony, Registry Help Commemorate 1993 Bombing

A ceremony on the 21st anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center honored the six lives lost in the attack. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A ceremony on the 21st anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center honored the six lives lost in the attack. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial will hold a commemoration ceremony on Feb. 26 to honor the 22nd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center, in which six people were killed and more than 1,000 injured.  Read more »

Museum Resources Explore 1993 WTC Bombing

"Last week, in an instant, the World Trade Center in New York City became ground zero." (Photo: Jin Lee) "Last week, in an instant, the World Trade Center in New York City became ground zero." (Photo: Jin Lee)

This month, we will honor the 22nd anniversary of the 1993 attack, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum offers a variety of resources to help you understand the event.  Read more »

February Talks to Focus on 1993 WTC Bombing

The names of the six victims of the 1993 bombing are on the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The names of the six victims of the 1993 bombing are on the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is holding special talks every Tuesday and Thursday this month that will focus on the 1993 World Trade Center bombing to honor its anniversary on Feb. 26.  Read more »

Honoring the Victims of the 1993 WTC Bombing

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels places a rose in commemoration by the names of the 1993 victims. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald is pictured in the background. (photo by Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels places a rose in commemoration by the names of the 1993 victims. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald is pictured in the background. (photo by Jin Lee)

9/11 Memorial President and CEO Joe Daniels directs planning, construction, development and operations for the 9/11 Memorial. Through his work, he is honored to meet many of the families, friends, and colleagues of the nearly 3,000 victims. Daniels will share his personal experiences at the memorial, and much more, in the Thank You for Visiting series on the MEMO blog.  Read more »