memorial exhibition

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

Amy Weisser, senior vice president of exhibitions, oversees installation of new artifacts. Photo by Jin Lee.  Amy Weisser, senior vice president of exhibitions, oversees installation of new artifacts. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

On View: Earmuffs Belonging to 11-Year-Old 9/11 Victim

Winnie the Pooh earmuffs belonging to Asia S. Cottom. Gift of Clifton and Michelle Cottom, in memory of Asia Cottom. Photo by Amy Dreher. Winnie the Pooh earmuffs belonging to Asia S. Cottom. Gift of Clifton and Michelle Cottom, in memory of Asia Cottom. Photo by Amy Dreher.

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez tells the story of an artifact belonging to one of the youngest 9/11 victims.  Read more »

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

Members of the US Navy in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Members of the US Navy in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

New on View: Youngest 9/11 Victim’s Stuffed Peter Rabbit

A Peter Rabbit stuffed animal that belonged to the youngest 9/11 victim, Christine Lee Hanson. (Photo: Jin Lee) A Peter Rabbit stuffed animal that belonged to the youngest 9/11 victim, Christine Lee Hanson. (Photo: Jin Lee)

At two-and-a-half years old, Christine Lee Hanson was the youngest of the eight children who were killed on 9/11, all passengers aboard the aircraft commandeered by terrorists. Christine’s life will be remembered through the display of her beloved Peter Rabbit, which will be installed in the 9/11 Museum’s Memorial Exhibition tonight.  Read more »

Answering the Call to Remember

A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family) A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family)

Museum continues to seek recorded remembrances from loved ones of the men, women and children killed on 9/11.  Read more »

StoryCorps, 9/11 Memorial Win Peabody Award

Dave Isay, founder and president of StoryCorps (Courtesy photo) Dave Isay, founder and president of StoryCorps (Courtesy photo)

StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum win Peabody Award for recorded 9/11 remembrances.  Read more »

Help Preserve Memories

Rendering of In Memoriam (rendering by Thinc Design with Local Projects) Rendering of In Memoriam (rendering by Thinc Design with Local Projects)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is gathering recorded oral histories from family and friends to remember every victim of 9/11.  Read more »

9/11 Family Members Key to Memorial Exhibition

9/11 Memorial Museum is asking Sept. 11 families to help contribute to exhibition honoring the nearly 3,000 victims and heroes.  Read more »

Honoring Memory, Lives in the 9/11 Memorial Museum

The family of Rosa Gonzalez, who worked in Tower One and was killed on 9/11, recently donated T-shirts, missing posters, and mass cards to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. These personal items, accompanied by recorded stories, will be preserved in Rosa’s memory in the Museum’s permanent collection.  Read more »

families, friends of terror attack victims needed for commemorative memorial exhibition (Updated X6)

When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in 2012, it will be a place of which we will be very proud.  That means fulfilling our mission to commemorate the various lives of the 2,982 victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 and February 26, 1993.The Memorial Exhibition  Read more »