9/11 Museum

9/11 Memorial Launches Pilot Access Family Program

Children visiting the museum look at a first responder patch with the Assistant Director of Education Programs. Photo by Jin Lee. Children visiting the museum look at a first responder patch with the Assistant Director of Education Programs. Photo by Jin Lee.

This month, in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted its first family access program.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Employee Inspired to Become US Citizen

Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. Jose Mendes, 9/11 Memorial mechanic. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

Profile of Jose Mendes, a 9/11 Memorial mechanic who recently became an American citizen.  Read more »

New on View: Gloves Worn on 9/11 During Pentagon Rescue Efforts

Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings. Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings.

A artifact worn by an FBI special agent on 9/11 is now on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's historical exhibition.  Read more »

Three Days Until 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Community Day

Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider. Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider.

The 9/11 Memorial will hold its fourth annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day on April 24.  Read more »

Scholar Explains Why Women Are Joining ISIS

Katherine E. Brown, an associate professor of Islamic studies at Birmingham University speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Cliff Chanin. Photo by Jin Lee. Katherine E. Brown, an associate professor of Islamic studies at Birmingham University speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Cliff Chanin. Photo by Jin Lee.

Last night, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted Katherine E. Brown, a scholar who specializes in gender and terrorism, to discuss ISIS’ recruitment of women.  Read more »

Woman Running Cross-Country to Honor 9/11 Victims

Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page. Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page.

Jan Walker from Knoxville, Tenn. is on a four-month journey to run across American in honor of 9/11 victims.  Read more »

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 »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Visitor to the 9/11 Memorial Museum photographs the museum pavilion. Photo by Ben Hider. Visitor to the 9/11 Memorial Museum photographs the museum pavilion. Photo by Ben Hider.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  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 »