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Artifact Cards Debut as Part of 9/11 Memorial Education Program

Children visiting the Museum participate in Activity Station program. Photo by Jin Lee. Children visiting the Museum participate in Activity Station program. Photo by Jin Lee.

Artifact cards, designed to be used by both children and their caregivers visiting, will be distributed this Saturday in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's Education Center.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Announces Winter Program Calendar

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Following a successful 2015 fall public program season, the 9/11 Memorial Museum announces 2016 program schedule.  Read more »

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

A young visitor and Chance, the golden retriever at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A young visitor and Chance, the golden retriever at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Young Museum Visitors Create Tributes for Paris

Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler. Stars of HOPE visitors created in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in support of Paris, France. Photo by Noaa Stoler.

Following the recent attack in Paris, France, young visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum responded by creating special tributes.  Read more »

The Stories They Tell Live Talk to Feature Lady Liberty

Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. Museum visitors study Lady Liberty in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

A senior education facilitator will present the story behind a popular artifact, Lady Liberty, as a part of the ongoing live talk series “The Stories They Tell.”  Read more »

Upcoming Programs in November at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Speakers during a public program in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Jin Lee. Speakers during a public program in the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will host two programs in November, “ISIS Online” and “War of the Encyclopaedists.”  Read more »

Part 2: Student Reflects on 9/11 Museum Ambassador Program

Annalee Tai, 9/11 Museum Ambassador leading museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher. Annalee Tai, 9/11 Museum Ambassador leading museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher.

In part two of this blog series, 9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai finishes her reflections on what she has learned working at the memorial and museum and how her time has impacted her plans for the future.  Read more »

Part 1: Student Reflects on 9/11 Museum Ambassador Program

9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai leads a museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher. 9/11 Memorial Museum Ambassador Annalee Tai leads a museum tour. Photo by Amy Dreher.

New York City high school student Annalee Tai was a part of the first class of 9/11 Memorial Museum ambassadors. In part one of a two part blog series, she reflects on how her time working at the museum has changed her outlook and prepared her for college.  Read more »

K9 for Kids Returns to Museum This Fall

Chance, a disaster relief K9, with museum visitors in the Education Center at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Chance, a disaster relief K9, with museum visitors in the Education Center at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Disaster relief canine Chance will be at the 9/11 Memorial Museum for the K9 for Kids program, beginning this October, in the Education Center.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Educators Travel to NY Schools on 9/11

9/11 Museum educator Jennifer Lagasse reads "The Man in the Red Bandanna" to students at PS 199. 9/11 Museum educator Jennifer Lagasse reads "The Man in the Red Bandanna" to students at PS 199.

“It’s especially important on the anniversary day to spread the Museum’s presence as widely as we can, and to bring the story of 9/11 to schools across the city,” said Clifford Chanin, 9/11 Memorial vice president of education and programs. “Nothing can replace a live interaction with an educator in a classroom, and we were very pleased to share our lessons with 1,400 students on September 11.”  Read more »