9/11 Memorial

Half a Million Visitors. Half a Million Memories. (Updated)

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial have been moved to share the memories they have captured.  Read more »

Memorial Reservations Director Answers Your Questions

9/11 Memorial Director of Marketing & Reservations Kim Wright guides the U.S. Men Soccer Team through a tour of the memorial. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Director of Marketing & Reservations Kim Wright guides the U.S. Men Soccer Team through a tour of the memorial. (Amy Dreher photo)

Kim Wright, the director of marketing and reservations for the 9/11 Memorial, recently sat down with the MEMO blog to answer some frequently asked questions about visiting the memorial.  Read more »

Rainbow Arches over 9/11 Memorial

A rainbow frames the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site on a recent afternoon. (Photo by Jamie Lee) A rainbow frames the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site on a recent afternoon. (Photo by Jamie Lee)

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Senator Inouye Visits 9/11 Memorial with Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg guides U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii on a tour of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Photo courtesy of the Office of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye) Mayor Michael Bloomberg guides U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii on a tour of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Photo courtesy of the Office of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye)

Sen. Daniel K. Inouye joins Mayor Michael Bloomberg on tour of the 9/11 Memorial, which opens in September.  Read more »

Tech Innovations Expand 9/11 Memorial Reach

A 9/11 Memorial Museum design study of vigils and gatherings. (Thinc Design with Local Projects) A 9/11 Memorial Museum design study of vigils and gatherings. (Thinc Design with Local Projects)

National September 11 Memorial & Museum uses technology solutions and innovation to share mission of education and history with the world.  Read more »

Video: Fox News Zooms in on Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival is underway in lower Manhattan.  Read more »

Today is the 16th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Today marks 16 years since 168 people were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial President: 'Rebirth' film speaks passionately to survival, rebuilding

‘Rebirth’ premiered Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The documentary chronicles the lives of five individuals who suffered a loss and were deeply affected by the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Now, for the first time, the world can see what the 9/11 Memorial staff has known for quite some time - that the talented efforts of the Project Rebirth  Read more »

NJ educators use 9/11 lesson plans, seek 9/11 Memorial Museum resources

 The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be rife with emotion. It will be a time to reflect, process, and learn from the events of the day. New Jersey educators plan to seize on this moment by educating their pupils with a 9/11 curriculum that is both probing and in-depth.With the lesson plans nearly complete, a group of the educators recently journeyed to the 9/11 Memorial to find a missing piece: collections from the 9/11 Museum.New Jersey teachers hope to enhance their materials with recorded survivors’ stories and artifacts,  Read more »

'The Daily Show' Host Jon Stewart joins 9/11 Memorial's Board of Directors (Updated X3)

Above: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Jon Stewart share the stage at annual 9/11 Memorial benefit dinner in September. "The Daily Show" host John Stewart was appointed today to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum's board of directors.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who's chairman of the board, introduced Stewart to the now 48-member board during its quarterly meeting. Stewart thank the mayor, the board and said he would do whatever he could do to help.    Read more »