9/11 Memorial Museum

‘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 »

9/11 Memorial Museum Seeks Developer for Handheld Device System

(Archive photo by Amy Dreher) (Archive photo by Amy Dreher)

We are seeking a developer for a handheld device system and custom application for use by visitors to the Museum.  Read more »

Our Beacon of Hope

9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo)

In case you missed it. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald last month recounted the damage Sandy had caused in the museum, which is still under construction. In the weeks since the storm, recovery work has progressed significantly. This story originally published Nov. 20 in the Huffington Post.  Read more »

Museum: A Heavy Machinist's Skills Needed in GZ Recovery

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

Soon after 9/11, U.S. Army veteran Manuel “Manny” Rodriguez resigned from his long-distance truck driver’s job to contribute his skills to the recovery operations at Ground Zero.  Read more »

William Feehan: Remembering a Firefighter who Held Every Rank

(Courtesy photo/Gift of the Feehan Family) (Courtesy photo/Gift of the Feehan Family)

William Feehan was the oldest first responder to die on 9/11. The FDNY veteran held every rank within the department.  Read more »

Photographic Studies of the Towers Become Part of Museum Collection

9/11 Memorial board member Craig Stapleton accepts photographic studies of the twin towers. (Courtesy photo) 9/11 Memorial board member Craig Stapleton accepts photographic studies of the twin towers. (Courtesy photo)

Photographic studies of the World Trade Center towers have been donated to the museum.  Read more »