Teen Ambassador Program
A unique, yearlong learning opportunity that builds leadership skills and offers a behind-the-scenes look into the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum typically offers a variety of programs for visitors with children. All activities use age-appropriate language to help children learn more about 9/11 and how people responded to the attacks. Because of COVID-19, all onsite programs have been temporarily cancelled. Visit the events calendar for up-to-date program offerings.
Thursdays and Fridays, July 8 to August 20, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The 9/11 Memorial Art Cart offers free, self-guided activities on the Memorial to help children discover the stories and symbolism behind the 9/11 Memorial and the rebuilt World Trade Center site. Activities have been updated to be contactless and comply with enhanced health and safety protocols.
The 9/11 Memorial Art Cart is made possible in partnership with the New York Life Foundation.
We know parents and caregivers are home with children during the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking for meaningful learning activities to do together. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is pleased to offer a number of activities that can teach your children about courage, compassion, resilience, and hope.
Drop-in programs connected to specific artifacts and themes in the Museum. Designed to spark conversations between children and their caregivers, our current activities offer age-appropriate entry-points into the history of the World Trade Center and 9/11 and its aftermath.
Activity stations are available on Saturdays during the school year and during extended school holidays in the Museum’s Education Center.
Terrorist attacks and acts of violence in the United States and around the world evoke strong emotions and prompt understandable questions. Children might be feeling these emotions and considering these questions for the first time. The following tips have been prepared as broad guidelines to help parents and adult caregivers navigate these difficult conversations.