Members of the U.S. Navy hold a flag-folding ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial plaza before a group of onlookers.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Salute to Service

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum pays tribute to our country’s veterans during Salute to Service, an annual weeklong event honoring our country’s veterans and the families and communities that support them.

Join us Saturday, November 7, through Saturday, November 14.

As part of its annual recognition of those who serve or have served in the military, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will hosts a series of events and special programs, virtually and in person, for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public.

Throughout our tribute, veterans will receive free Museum admission for themselves and half-price Museum tickets for up to three guests. When reserving tickets, veterans will need to provide their name, e-mail address, military branch, and years of service. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be obtained through our ticketing portal.

If you have any questions, please email

Please see below for a schedule of events and check back for updates. 

Video: Salute to Service: Veterans Reflect on 9/11

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For 9/11 Family Members

If your loved one served in the military and you would like us to place a yellow rose at his or her name on Veterans Day, and you have not previously provided this information to the Memorial, please e-mail

Purchase a Flag

You can purchase an American flag flown over the 9/11 Memorial. The flags are made in the United States and are packaged with a personalized certificate of authenticity.

Military and First-Responder Ceremonies

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum hosts many military reenlistments and promotion ceremonies each year.