9/11 Memorial Museum

LEAD Award Presented to 9/11 Memorial Staff Member

Emmanuel von Schack with Betty Siegel, the Director of VSA and Accessibility at The Kennedy Center. Photo courtesy of Cut 'N' Run Studios. Emmanuel von Schack with Betty Siegel, the Director of VSA and Accessibility at The Kennedy Center. Photo courtesy of Cut 'N' Run Studios.

A 9/11 Memorial Museum staff member was presented with the LEAD Award, recognizing the leadership and work that promotes accessibility and inclusion in cultural institutions.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee. Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee.

Flowers and notes left under the Survivor Tree for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. shooting.  Read more »

Three Days Until 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Community Day

Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider. Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider.

The 9/11 Memorial will hold its fourth annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day on April 24.  Read more »

US Navy Ceremonial Guard Presents Flag to 9/11 Memorial

Members of the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard fold an American flag during a ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Members of the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard fold an American flag during a ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The United States Navy Ceremonial Guard on Tuesday presented a symbolic flag to the 9/11 Memorial on Tuesday.  Read more »

Museum Reaches 5 Million Visitors Milestone

Visitors descend to bedrock inside the Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors descend to bedrock inside the Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has reached a new milestone, welcoming more than five million visitors since opening in May 2014.  Read more »

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 Michael Hnatov. Radio used by FDNY Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. Photo by Michael Hnatov.

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 »