9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Staff Member Remembers Ground Zero Recovery

Lou Mendes, VP Facilites for 9/11 Memorial (Photo: Jin Lee) Lou Mendes, VP Facilites for 9/11 Memorial (Photo: Jin Lee)

Lou Mendes is the Executive Vice President of Design, Construction and Facilities at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Mendes is one of three staff members who worked on both the recovery effort at Ground Zero and the construction and operation of the Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Museum Exhibitions Honored by National Museum Association

The Timescape in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) The Timescape in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The American Alliance of Museums recognized the 9/11 Memorial Museum with its highest award for exhibition achievement and awarded the Museum with five MUSE Awards.  Read more »

A Look Back at the 2015 Memorial 5K

Participants cross the finish line at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk event. (Photo: Jin Lee) Participants cross the finish line at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk event. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Thank you to everyone who participated on Sunday, April 26 in our third annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Day event. More than 4,000 people participated in this year’s 5K and thousands attended our Family Day following the race.  Read more »

Exploring the Memorial's Sustainable Design on Earth Day

(Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) (Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

The 9/11 Memorial plaza is one of the most sustainable plazas ever constructed, designed to conserve energy, water and other resources.  Read more »

Fundraise for 5K Run/Walk for Chance to Win Prizes

9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk 2014 (Photo: Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk 2014 (Photo: Jin Lee)

After registering for the annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, participants can start fundraising for a chance to win prizes.  Read more »

Students Volunteer to Tag 9/11 Memorial Trees

Volunteer Isabella Arroyo tags a tree on the memorial plaza. (Photo: Ron Vega) Volunteer Isabella Arroyo tags a tree on the memorial plaza. (Photo: Ron Vega)

As part of National Volunteer Week, students from various high schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens volunteered to ID tag more than 150 trees on the 9/11 Memorial plaza last weekend.  Read more »

Museum Honors National Volunteer Week

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial will honor National Volunteer Week with an information table on the Memorial plaza, live talks given by Museum docents and special activities for our volunteers.  Read more »

New Guided Tour Offered at Memorial

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Beginning April 21, 2015, a new 45-minute guided tour will be offered at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial 'Must-See' Attraction for Super Bowl Visitors

9/11 Memorial visitors at the South Pool in November 2013 (Photo by: Amy Dreher) 9/11 Memorial visitors at the South Pool in November 2013 (Photo by: Amy Dreher)

The Associated Press lists the 9/11 Memorial as a "must-see" New York City attraction for Super Bowl XLVIII visitors.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Publishes Digital Magazine on Flipboard

9/11 Memorial Insider Magazine 9/11 Memorial Insider Magazine

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Insider magazine provides a dynamic and interactive experience for all.  Read more »