9/11 Memorial

Remembering Charles S. Hirsch, Chief Medical Examiner on 9/11

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME).

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, who served as New York City’s chief medical examiner from 1989 until his retirement in 2013, died at 79.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Volunteers Share Why They Give Back

Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is recognizing its volunteers and encouraging others to get involved.  Read more »

New Museum Tour Offers Behind-the-Scenes Experience

Interpretive Guide Jessica Engelman gives a tour to 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors. Photo by Jin Lee. Interpretive Guide Jessica Engelman gives a tour to 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors. Photo by Jin Lee.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum can now experience behind-the-scenes through a new early access tour.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Honors Legacy of New York Yankees

Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).   Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).

With the official start of the New York Yankees 2016 season, the 9/11 Memorial Museum honors its deep connection with one of New York’s home teams.  Read more »

Students Reflect on 9/11 in Essay Contest

A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

A September 11 remembrance essay contest is being sponsored by the Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation, Fire-Rescue and Fire Chiefs’ Association of Palm Beach County.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial 5K Participants Receive Discounts on Downtown Eats

Participants at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee. Participants at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee.

As part of Bib N' Brunch, registered 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk participants will receive special discounts at participating lower Manhattan restaurants on race day.  Read more »

Former Ambassador Highlights Nation-Building at 9/11 Museum Program

Last night, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted a program with guest speaker Zalmay Khalilzad, a former ambassador to the United Nations, Afghanistan, and Iraq.  Read more »

New Yorkers Tell Their 9/11 Story in New Podcast Series

This podcast series focuses on stories of New Yorkers, both the everyday and the more known, to examine the place that 9/11 has taken in the greater context of their lives and how it has affected their relationship to the city.  Read more »

Daniels: Another Terrorist Attack Rattles Our World, My Home

The national flag of Belgium is seen among international flags installed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The installation recalls the flags that flew in the mezzanine level of the original Twin Towers. Some of the flags, which were not on display on 9/11, are part of the museum’s collection. The national flag of Belgium is seen among international flags installed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The installation recalls the flags that flew in the mezzanine level of the original Twin Towers. Some of the flags, which were not on display on 9/11, are part of the museum’s collection.

This morning the first message I saw: “CBSNY: At least 13 killed in explosions at Brussels airport, metro.” In that short message the mechanics of the aftermath of another terrorist attack was brought into my family’s home.  Read more »

Upcoming Programs Discuss Confronting Religious Violence, Conflicts in Middle East

 Ambassador Frederic C Hof, the former Special Adviser for Transition in Syria at the State Department, speaks during a February program, "The Fight Against ISIS." Ambassador Frederic C Hof, the former Special Adviser for Transition in Syria at the State Department, speaks during a February program, "The Fight Against ISIS."

The 9/11 Memorial Museum presents two public programs this month, hosting the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and former chief rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth.  Read more »