Marking the 7th Anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial Museum Dedication

President Barack Obama speaks in Foundation Hall at the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 15, 2014. Former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former New York Governor George Pataki, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and others watch on with the Last Column and slurry wall behind them.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Tomorrow marks the seventh anniversary of the May 15, 2014 dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Together with family members of 9/11 victims, survivors, and witnesses, President Barack Obama, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and honored guests gathered in Foundation Hall to mark the occasion.

“Those we lost live on in us. In the families who love them still. In the friends who remember them always. And in a nation, that will honor them, now and forever,” said President Obama in his address to the 9/11 community in attendance.

Since opening in 2014, the Museum has welcomed more than 17.5 million visitors from all 50 states and 179 countries. Many U.S. and foreign dignitaries, religious leaders, Medal of Honor recipients, and law enforcement agencies have paid visits to this site of reflection.

Learn more about the Museum, and plan your visit today.

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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