The 9/11 Memorial & Museum engages a variety of stakeholders to fulfill its mission to educate the public about the lasting consequences of 9/11.

Two people have each placed a hand on a bronze parapet at the Memorial. They are next to about a dozen white roses that have been placed at the names of victims.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

We offer a host of resources for 9/11 family members. Our registries for survivors and witnesses, rescue and recovery workers, and artists provide dynamic opportunities to maintain a connection. For news from the Memorial and Museum, and for more information about how to get involved, follow our MEMO blog.

9/11 Family Members

In focus to the right are two hands holding a firefighter helmet with the number 37 and the word lieutenant on it. Out of focus to the left is a woman holding a framed photo of a man.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

If you are a 9/11 family member, plan your visit using the family member visitor information page. You can use this guide to locate a loved one's name on the Memorial. Learn more about our Birthday Rose program, in which we place a white rose on the Memorial at the name of a victim on his or her birthday.

You can contribute photographs, personal mementos, and remembrances of your loved one to the memorial exhibition, which commemorates the lives of those killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. Find out more about the memorial exhibition.


A firefighter in a formal outfit and hat looks at victims’ names on a bronze parapet. Rays of sunlight come through a gap in buildings and shine down on him and a reflecting pool. In the darkened distance are trees and building facades.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum works in partnership with many communities impacted by 9/11, including survivors and witnessesrescue and recovery workers, service members and veterans, and artists


A single red rose stands at a name on a bronze parapet surrounding the lit-up reflecting pool in the footprint of the North Tower. The names of victims blur out of focus in the background.
Photo by Ben Hider

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum pays tribute to the victims and honors the survivors of the September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 terror attacks and observes the anniversary of the end of the 9/11 rescue and recovery efforts.

The MEMO Blog

A woman and a young girl kneel down as they place blue ribbons on a black railing at the foot of the Last Column. Several other people stand behind them.
Photo by Monika Graff

Our official blog highlights news, events, and stories from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.