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9/11 Memorial Security Guard Donates Original WTC Security Blazer

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki. 9/11 Memorial Museum security guard, Mary Santos. Photo by Jenny Pachucki.

9/11 Memorial Museum security guard Mary Santos once stood guard over the Twin Towers. Listen to her discuss her memories of working at the original World Trade Center and why she decided to donate her uniform to the museum.  Read more »

Photographer Tells Story Behind Mobile Memorial "Johnny’s Hot Dog Truck"

“Johnny Perna’s Hot Dog Truck” Staten Island, 2003 Photograph by Jonathan C. Hyman. Graphics by Jimbo “Johnny Perna’s Hot Dog Truck” Staten Island, 2003 Photograph by Jonathan C. Hyman. Graphics by Jimbo

Listen as photographer Jonathan C. Hyman discusses the story behind his photograph titled “Johnny Perna's Hot Dog Truck,” which is on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  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 »

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 »

9/11 Memorial Followers Reflect on WTC Anniversary

Followers shared thoughts on the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the World Trade Center. Followers shared thoughts on the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the World Trade Center.

Our followers on social media shared memories of the original Twin Towers.  Read more »

ENR New York: 9/11 Memorial is Awarded ‘Best Landscape, Hardscape’

The Tribute in Light is seen in the background of the 9/11 Memorial in September. (Jin Lee photo) The Tribute in Light is seen in the background of the 9/11 Memorial in September. (Jin Lee photo)

In the ENR New York’s annual best projects competition, the 9/11 Memorial was awarded Best Landscape/Hardscape 2012. To be eligible, project submitters had to meet a list of criteria including relaying the obstacles they faced during design or construction and how these challenges were managed.  Read more »

WTC Steel Finds New Home in South Carolina

World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro. World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro.

Community works together to bring 9/11 artifact to Greenville County  Read more »

Memorial is Scheduled to Reopen

Photo by Amy Dreher Photo by Amy Dreher

Normal visiting hours at the 9/11 Memorial will resume Thursday, June 28.  Read more »

Video: 9/11 Memorial Pres Talks Osama's Killing, Obama's Visit, WTC Construction Progress

CBS' Chris Wragge speaks with 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels about the upcoming 10th anniversary of the attacks.  Read more »