#911artifacts

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

Public Program attendees view a 3D video sculpture at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Public Program attendees view a 3D video sculpture at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Brazilian 9/11 Survivor Inspired to Tell Story

Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido) Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido)

A Brazilian woman has begun talking about her experience as a survivor for the first time and recently donated her passport and hotel room key to the museum collection.  Read more »

Damaged Ambulance Shows Destructive Impact of Collapsing Towers

Damaged FDNY ambulance recovered from the World Trade Center Site (Photo by Amy Weisser) Damaged FDNY ambulance recovered from the World Trade Center Site (Photo by Amy Weisser)

A burned and damaged FDNY ambulance details the destruction and damage caused by falling debris as the Twin Towers collapsed on 9/11.  Read more »

Medal of Honor Recipient Grateful to Receive Flag from 9/11 Memorial

Thank you letter written by Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter Thank you letter written by Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter sends a letter of gratitude for the ceremony held in his honor at 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Bicycle Rack Recovered from WTC on Exhibit at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Bicycle rack located on Vesey Street at the northern edge of the World Trade Center complex during the attacks. (Photo by Jin Lee) Bicycle rack located on Vesey Street at the northern edge of the World Trade Center complex during the attacks. (Photo by Jin Lee)

Salvaged bicycle rack from the World Trade Center complex shows a glimpse of busy morning routines.  Read more »

Relics from the Highest and Lowest Areas of World Trade Center’s South Tower

Pay telephone from the 107th floor South Tower Observation Deck and signal from the PATH train station (photo by Jin Lee) Pay telephone from the 107th floor South Tower Observation Deck and signal from the PATH train station (photo by Jin Lee)

Objects recovered from Ground Zero came from the highest and lowest areas of the buildings, from the top floors of the towers to their subterranean basement levels.  Read more »

Super Bowl Artifacts Donated by Victims’ Families

A ticket to Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000, donated in memory of Timothy G. Byne by his sister Kathleen A ticket to Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000, donated in memory of Timothy G. Byne by his sister Kathleen

With New York and New Jersey hosting Super Bowl XLVIII, the 9/11 Memorial Museum shares never-before-seen Super Bowl related artifacts.  Read more »

Japanese School Children Fold 1,000 Origami Cranes as a Sign of Peace

1000 Origami Cranes, donated by Nino Vendrome. (Photo by 9/11 Museum staff) 1000 Origami Cranes, donated by Nino Vendrome. (Photo by 9/11 Museum staff)

A class of Japanese school children gifted 1,000 hand-folded paper cranes to Nino’s Restaurant, a relief center in Lower Manhattan, wishing peace after the attacks on September 11.  Read more »

Artifacts Book has a ‘Power in Images and Stories’

The story of Mickey Kross's fire helmet is one of many told within the book. (Photo by Matt Flynn) The story of Mickey Kross's fire helmet is one of many told within the book. (Photo by Matt Flynn)

The book "The Stories They Tell" has received a positive review from the New York Times.  Read more »

Portion of North Tower Antenna is Placed Inside Museum

The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez) The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez)

A portion of the North Tower antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum last week.  Read more »