9/11 Memorial & Museum

Oral Historians for 9/11 Memorial Museum hit the Road

Sometimes, you just need to get out the office to get the job done. That was the case for 9/11 Memorial Museum staff members Amy Weinstein, Jenny Pachuki and Ryan Pawling, who traveled  to Florida for a "workation."Tasked to interview residents of Palm Beach Gardens, many of whom were responders and family members of victims of to the Sept. 11 attacks, our dedicated crew made a point to get a better understanding of the family members lost on that fateful day.  Read more »

Come hear 9/11 Volunteers Tonight in Speakers Series

It’s not too late to RSVP for tonight’s event at 6:30 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway). Come hear three leaders who have met the challenge of service, response and relief, and crisis counseling across the country and the globe.  Read more »

VIDEO: Joel Meyerowitz Returns to WTC, Photos Then and Now

                           Photographer, Joel Meyerowitz, revisits the World Trade Center nine years later. Above is the TIME video and a link to his photosBy Norm Dannen, Public Affairs Associate  Read more »

Travel Report Says 9/11 Memorial Puts NYC Atop 2011 Tourist Destination List

Modest-upstart-turned-global-brand Lonely Planet, which is largely controlled by BBC Worldwide, is a company committed to independent travel, trustworthy advice and editorial independence, according to the company's websiteLonely Planet has released its visitors destination list for 2011 and placed New York City at the top of the ranking.  The reason? The opening of the 9/11 Memorial next year. Here's what the website said:  Read more »

'National 9/11 Flag' on the Move

The National 9/11 Flag continues is restitching journey across the country with a stop in Branson this month, according to the Branson Tri-Lakes NewsThe New York Says Thank You Foundation is taking the flag on the country-wide tour to provide an opportunity for local service members to help restore the flag to its original glory. After 9/11, the tattered flag was recovered from ground zero.  Read more »

Norway Royalty Visits 9/11 Memorial, Recalls NY Trip at Time of 2001 Attacks

Norway's Crown Prince Magnus and Crown Princess Mette-Marit at sunrise today toured the 9/11 Memorial, which features the 9/11 Memorial Museum's pavilion designed by Snoetta, a Norwegian architecture firm.  Read more »

Watch 'We Remember” and Vote Today to Ensure Future Generations Learn about 9/11

We all remember where we were on the morning of September 11, 2001. We watched as terrorists attacked our country, striking the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania where United Flight 93 crashed. In one morning, we felt our world change forever.Millions of children around the world today are too young to remember. It’s up to us to teach them and future generations about the events of 9/11 and how, in the aftermath, we came together to recover and heal.You can help the 9/11 Memorial in its mission to commemorate and educate by voting through  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Shuttered, not Forgotten: Recently, photographer Amy Dreher snapped a picture of a sign (above) posted on the emergency loading dock of the now closed  Read more »

Honoring Memory, Lives in the 9/11 Memorial Museum

The family of Rosa Gonzalez, who worked in Tower One and was killed on 9/11, recently donated T-shirts, missing posters, and mass cards to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. These personal items, accompanied by recorded stories, will be preserved in Rosa’s memory in the Museum’s permanent collection.  Read more »

Help Bridge Gap Between Concept and Reality, Vote for 9/11 Memorial With Members Project

Every day at the World Trade Center site is a new chance for us to make progress on the construction of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. And every week from now until the end of November is a new chance for you to help us win $200,000.As we finish building America’s tribute to those killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks of 2001 and 1993, please click here  Read more »