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NewYork.com: 'Memorial Tour with Museum Admission'

9/11 Memorial tour guide tells visitors about the Memorial. (Photo by Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial tour guide tells visitors about the Memorial. (Photo by Jin Lee)

Tickets are now available on NewYork.com for the official 9/11 Memorial Guided Tour, which also includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  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 »

Exploring 9/11: The world before and after (may)

New York University professor Brigette Sion talks about memory and methods of commemoration as part of this month's webcast series exploring 9/11.Sion, an assistant professor of religious studies, has researched memorials and the performance of memory. In this latest installment of the  series, Sion's discussion will include comments on the goals of a memorial and its obligation to visitors.The webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and is hosted by Clifford Chanin  Read more »

Share Your 9/11 Story With Us, With the World

Sharing a story inside a StoryCorps recording booth. (Photo by Tony Rinaldo) Do you have a 9/11 story to share?Since 2006, oral historians Jenny Pachucki and Amy Weinstein of the 9/11 Memorial Museum have been working to collect recordings chronicling the events of the attacks of September 11, 2001. From first responders and city officials to teachers and architects, about 400 people have donated their time and contributed a 9/11 story.  Read more »

Tree That Survived 9/11 has "solid chance" of survival after being uprooted in Bronx

It is revered as the stalwart pear tree that survived the 9/11 attacks. But a pair of March storms that brought strong winds, and pounded New York with heavy rains, damaged the so-called Survivor Tree.  It was uprooted in those storms, leading to major concerns for its caretakers.9/11 Memorial project manager Ron Vega  Read more »

A 9/11 Waterfall Flows in Brooklyn

In case you missed it, there were a series of successful tests of a mock-up section of the 9/11 Memorial waterfalls in Brooklyn earlier this year. The Associated Press reported on the mock-up waterfall demonstration. The 30-foot mock-up is no longer at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was dismantled after the favorable tests. Several things were measured and reviewed, including the appearance of the water as it spilled over the top and into a small reflective pool.   Learn more about the  Read more »

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After (March)

Here's the latest in the webcast series by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Featured in this multiple-part video series is award-winning photographer Joel Meyerowitz, whose work has appeared in more than 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries worldwide. He authored the book Aftermath: The World Trade Center Archive  Read more »