9/11 Memorial Museum

Stories & Art Program Features “The Giving Tree”

Museum visitors listen to a special guest read during the Stories & Art program. Museum visitors listen to a special guest read during the Stories & Art program.

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial Museum with kids? Join us this Friday as we welcome a special guest to read the story of “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein and to discuss its parallels to the story of 9/11.  Read more »

A Standout Among a Firefighting Legacy Teeming with Courage

Radio used by FDNY Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. (Photo by Collections staff) Radio used by FDNY Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. (Photo by Collections staff)

Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. ended up beneath the rubble of the fallen tower, his emergency radio busted in the collapse.  Read more »

Enhance Your Visit with the 9/11 Museum Audio Guide

Enhance your experience of the 9/11 Memorial Museum by downloading our official audio guide.  Read more »

Obama, 9/11 Families, Rescuers and Survivors Dedicate Museum

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Veterans Leave Behind Tributes at 9/11 Memorial

(Photo by Amy Dreher) (Photo by Amy Dreher)

U.S. service men and women join others who leave tributes at the 9/11 Memorial to honor victims.  Read more »

‘Peace Angel’ Finds Home in 9/11 Memorial Museum

The Peace Angel sculpture was placed in lower Manhattan in the days following 9/11. (photo by Morgan Miller) The Peace Angel sculpture was placed in lower Manhattan in the days following 9/11. (photo by Morgan Miller)

A piece of art that served as a place of remembrance for Ground Zero recovery workers is now a part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Brick from Compound Where bin Laden was Killed Enters Museum Collection

A brick from Osama bin Laden’s fortified compound removed by a Fox News Channel war correspondent after the al-Qaeda leader’s death in 2011. (photo by Matt Flynn)  A brick from Osama bin Laden’s fortified compound removed by a Fox News Channel war correspondent after the al-Qaeda leader’s death in 2011. (photo by Matt Flynn)

A brick from Osama bin Laden’s compound raided by U.S. special forces that killed the al-Qaeda leader is now part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s collection.  Read more »

Memorial Social Networks Thrive with Reaction to ‘60 Minutes’ Report

The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many. The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many.

This week’s “60 Minutes” story on the 9/11 Memorial Museum elicited plenty of responses on social media  Read more »

Giants Football Legend George Martin is Lacing Up for 9/11 Again

One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher) One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

NY Giants legend George Martin has affirmed his commitment to the 9/11 cause.  Read more »

Judge: 'WTC Cross' an Artifact, Not Constitutional Violation

In July 2011, a crane lowers the World Trade Center Cross into the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Amy Dreher photo) In July 2011, a crane lowers the World Trade Center Cross into the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Amy Dreher photo)

A judge dismisses lawsuit that sought to stop the display of the World Trade Center Cross, ruling that the artifact will help tell the story of 9/11.  Read more »