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A Visitor Overview of the Museum's Layout

The Historical Exhibition, one of three main parts of the museum, is divided into three sections. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The Historical Exhibition, one of three main parts of the museum, is divided into three sections. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

If you are visiting the museum, it is important to note that it is divided into three main exhibitions, located 70 feet underground.  Read more »

Museum Sees 1M Visitors Since May Opening

Karen McDaniel (right), the museum's one millionth visitor, stands with 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Karen McDaniel (right), the museum's one millionth visitor, stands with 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

More than one million visitors from all 50 states and more than 130 countries have come to the 9/11 Memorial Museum since its May 15 opening.  Read more »

Museum Welcomes 300K Visitors Since Opening

9/11 Memorial Museum welcomes more than 300,000 visitors since opening.  Read more »

Seeing Eye Dogs Make Visitors Feel Welcome During Chance Meeting

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On Christmas Eve, two seeing-eye-dogs-in-training, Celine and Kelly, came with their puppy raisers to the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

4 Million Visit 9/11 Memorial in First Year

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Memorial president says visitors help preserve the memory of those who were killed.  Read more »

More Than 1 Million Visit 9/11 Memorial Since Public Opening

Visitors at the 9/11 Memorial’s South Pool. Amy Dreher photo Visitors at the 9/11 Memorial’s South Pool. Amy Dreher photo

Three and a half months since opening, memorial reaches major milestone, welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Preview Site welcomes millionth visitor less than a year after opening (Updated X2)

Like the hundreds of thousands before her, Vibeke Arensbak traveled to the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. to pay her respects and learn more about the memorial and museum.   But today Arensbak of Denmark would help the Preview Site achieve an incredible milestone.Arensbak became the Preview Site's millionth visitor, a landmark reached less than a year after the Preview Site opened its doors on August 26, 2009.9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said, "  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Preview Site attracts visitors from around the world

Travelers across the United States and globe are coming to visit the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.“It’s part of the New York story and the world story,” said Arturo Cuenca speaking on the events of Sept. 11.  Cuenca, from Spain's Basque Country, stopped by the site June 15 during his first visit to New York City.  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site is featured in 'citybuzz'

The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site is creating a buzz.The Preview Site is featured in a video made for Citybuzz, a traveler's broadcast shown in nearly 200 hotels in New York and Chicago, convention centers and aboard commercial flights.The video highlights places to see and the things to do in New York City, including the Preview Site. At the 28-minute mark of the video, listen to 9/11 Memorial Joe Daniels describe the space as a "preview of what will be in the memorial museum."  Read more »

Join the 500,000 others, visit 9/11 Memorial Preview Site

Meet Birgit Weschollek of Herne, Germany.  She's seen here with a yellow arrow pointing her out (The arrow was added by 9/11 Memorial staff).  In late March, Birgit became the 500,000th visitor of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, which opened August 2009 on Vesey St.Until the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum opens, it's the official location for visitor across the globe to peek into the future and see what the  Read more »