9/11 Memorial Commemorates International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

Caitlin Leavey, whose father died in the 9/11 attacks, poses for a photo beside the Survivor Tree at Memorial plaza.
Photo by 9/11 Memorial & Museum Staff

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.    

The View: In recognition of International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, Caitlin Leavey, daughter of FDNY’s Joseph Leavey, placed a tribute at the Survivor Tree. Leavey is a teacher who has worked with international victims of terrorism and children impacted by trauma. 

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9/11 Memorial Museum to Reopen to 9/11 Families on September 11 and to the Public on September 12

Patrons gather in PPE to enter the reopened 9/11 Memorial on a summer day.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will reopen exclusively for 9/11 family members on the 19th anniversary of 9/11. It will reopen to the public, five days a week, starting on September 12. All visitors to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum must follow our health and safety guidelines.

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9/11 Memorial Volunteer Program Receives Service Enterprise Certification

A volunteer wearing a distinctive blue vest listens to two visitors, a man and a woman.

This month, 9/11 Memorial & Museum was officially recognized as a Service Enterprise Organization by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, and is the first museum in New York City to achieve this status.

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