World Trade Center

Auction of 9/11 Steel Halted in Virginia

Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission. Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission.

The auction of a 9/11 memorial in Salem, Va. was halted after 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels urged to protect it.  Read more »

Construction Progress Marks Rebirth of WTC

The Oculus structure at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, located near the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, is expected to become open to limited pedestrian traffic next month. (Photo: Jin Lee) The Oculus structure at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, located near the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, is expected to become open to limited pedestrian traffic next month. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Several media outlets have recently detailed the revitalization of Lower Manhattan and the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site, which is flourishing more than 13 years after the attacks of 9/11.  Read more »

Shoes Symbolize Acts of Compassion During 9/11 Evacuations

Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum recently acquired a new pair of men’s shoes for its permanent collection. The shoes symbolize the acts of compassion and kindness extended in the face of disaster.  Read more »

Article Highlights Dedication, Significance of Original WTC

(Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) (Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

The New York Daily News has republished on its website the original April 5, 1973 article that covered the formal dedication of the World Trade Center the previous day.  Read more »

Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for One World Observatory

One World Trade Center near the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Jin Lee) One World Trade Center near the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Jin Lee)

One World Observatory located at One World Trade Center will open its doors to visitors on May 29, 2015, and tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 8 at 10 a.m.  Read more »

Social Media Followers Share Memories of Twin Towers

(Photo: Fernando Zaccaria) (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria)

In honor of the 42nd anniversary of the opening of the original World Trade Center on April 4, 1973, we asked our Facebook, Google+ and Tumblr followers what they remember about the WTC before the attacks of September 11, 2001. Here is what some of them said.  Read more »

Today Marks 42nd Anniversary of WTC Dedication

April 4, 1973 marked the dedication of the original World Trade Center. (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria) April 4, 1973 marked the dedication of the original World Trade Center. (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria)

The dedication of the original World Trade Center took place 42 years ago today, on April 4, 1973. A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the completion of the Twin Towers’ construction.  Read more »

Ship Found at WTC Site to Be Displayed in Albany

The vessel was found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site. (Photo: Courtesy of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation) The vessel was found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site. (Photo: Courtesy of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation)

An 18th-century wooden ship that was unearthed during the excavation of the World Trade Center site will now travel to Albany to be displayed at the New York State Museum, The New York Times reported earlier this week.  Read more »

K9 for Kids: Tails at Ground Zero

Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki) Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki)

The dogged determination of canines in the days and months after 9/11 cannot be understated. More than 13 years after 9/11, most of these canines are no longer with us, but K9 for Kids, a monthly program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, presents visitors with an opportunity to learn about them and their service.  Read more »

One WTC Stair Climb to Raise Money for Wounded Veterans

A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The first-ever stair-climb race at One World Trade Center will honor the memory of first responders on May, 17, 2015.  Read more »