9/11 artifacts

Recovered Ring Tells Story of 1993 Survivor, 9/11 Victim

A white rose placed in Rosemary Smith's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. A white rose placed in Rosemary Smith's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

Rosemary Smith survived the 1993 WTC attacks but died on 9/11. Her recovered ring tells her story of fate and courage.  Read more »

New on View: Gloves Worn on 9/11 During Pentagon Rescue Efforts

Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings. Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings.

A artifact worn by an FBI special agent on 9/11 is now on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's historical exhibition.  Read more »

9/11 Artifacts Donated to New Homes

Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues. Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues.

A pair of 9/11 artifacts have been moved to a permanent home after being stored for more than a decade at an aircraft hangar.  Read more »

'The Stories They Tell': Conserving the Last Column

Assistant Conservator Maureen Merrigan treating the Last Column (Photo: Jin Lee) Assistant Conservator Maureen Merrigan treating the Last Column (Photo: Jin Lee)

To thousands of Ground Zero recovery workers, the Last Column represents a symbol of resilience after 9/11. Assistant Conservator Maureen Merrigan recently discussed the work involved with preserving the column as a part of “The Stories They Tell,” a live talk Museum program.  Read more »

Curator Explains Story of a Chief’s Fire Helmet

Chief Joseph Pfeifer's fire helmet. Gift of the Pfeifer family in memory of FDNY's 343 heroes. (Photography by Matt Flynn) Chief Joseph Pfeifer's fire helmet. Gift of the Pfeifer family in memory of FDNY's 343 heroes. (Photography by Matt Flynn)

Listen to Amy Weinstein, Director of Collections and Senior Oral Historian, discuss the story behind Chief Pfeifer's helmet.  Read more »

Mail Finally Delivered: A Remarkable 9/11 Journey

Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo) Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo)

Couple donates to the 9/11 Memorial Museum mail recovered amid debris of the 2001 attacks.  Read more »

WTC Steel Finds New Home in South Carolina

World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro. World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro.

Community works together to bring 9/11 artifact to Greenville County  Read more »

Memory Remains: Exhibit Explores 9/11 Artifacts of Hangar 17

A 9/11 artifact is projected on a screen as part of the Torres exhibit in Madrid. (Photo by Clifford Chanin) A 9/11 artifact is projected on a screen as part of the Torres exhibit in Madrid. (Photo by Clifford Chanin)

"Memory Remains: 9/11 Artifacts at Hangar 17," the large-scale projection installation by Francesc Torres, has opened in Madrid.  Read more »

ICP Exhibitions Focus on WTC Remnants

Photographer Frances Torres documents WTC remnants at airport hangar.   Read more »

A Living history: The stories behind 9/11 artifacts

 /em>"A Living History: The Stories Behind 9/11 Artifacts" is a three-part series written by oral historian Jenny Pachucki of the 9/11 Memorial Museum and edited by Meghan Walsh, communications associate for the 9/11 Memorial. "Gloves" is part 1 of 3 in the series. /em>David Brink, a NYPD emergency services unit detective, donated three pairs of gloves to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, each telling a different yet equally powerful story.One pair - no  Read more »