9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels

The 9/11 Memorial Welcomes Wounded Members of the US Armed Forces

Wounded service members and their families receive a tour from 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels (Photo by Amy Dreher) Wounded service members and their families receive a tour from 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels (Photo by Amy Dreher)

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels gives a special tour of plaza to wounded members of the United States Armed Forces.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Reflects on 2011

Joe Woolhead photo Joe Woolhead photo

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is proud to issue our Year End Update, which remembers 2011's 10th anniversary commemoration of the 9/11 attacks and the historic dedication and opening of the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

More Than 1 Million Visit 9/11 Memorial Since Public Opening

Visitors at the 9/11 Memorial’s South Pool. Amy Dreher photo Visitors at the 9/11 Memorial’s South Pool. Amy Dreher photo

Three and a half months since opening, memorial reaches major milestone, welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world  Read more »

Sharp lights up Vesey Street

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum and Sharp Electronics Corporation today announced the beginning of a technology partnership.  Sharp, in addition to providing future audio/video techonology support, has generously donated a new video installation at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site  Read more »

Mayor Bloomberg Plants 50th Oak Tree at 9/11 Memorial Plaza (Updated X6)

Above: Left to right, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Starr Foundation Chairman Maurice Greenberg and 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad plant the 50th oak tree on the plaza of the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo By Amy Dreher)At the World Trade Center site, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels planted the 50th tree on the plaza of the 9/11 Memorial, which opens in less than a year. Tree plantings  Read more »

Anonymous Donor Leaves $10k in Cash for 9/11 Memorial

The facade of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. (Photo by Amy Dreher)Someone's kindness knows no bounds.  An anonymous gift-giver left $10,000 in cash in a small donation box at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St.  Typically, the box receives small donations such as pennies and a few dollars. Imagine the surprise when the preview site staff discovered this sizable and generous gift.While we don't know who left the donation, everyone with the 9/11 Memorial is grateful that someone acknowledges the importance of supporting this national tribute.    Read more »

A president greets a queen

 The recent visit of Queen Elizabeth II of England was special to New York City, her first trip there since 1976. It was also an exceptional moment for 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, who greeted the queen on his birthday as she briefly toured the future site of the memorial.  Read more »