Media Visits

Request Process 
News and travel media interested in accessing the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, including photographers and videographers, must receive prior written authorization from the 9/11 Memorial’s communications department by submitting the News and Travel Media Request Form at the bottom of this page. Requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that hours of operation are subject to change and media opportunities will be limited during the month of September.
• The Memorial plaza is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
• The Memorial Museum is open Sunday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Media Kit
Please refer to the media kit for detailed information on the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and to access and download high resolution photographs and HD b-roll of the site. Specific media inquiries should be directed to

Rules and Regulations
All visitors are asked to respect this place made sacred through tragic loss and observe the rules at all times. Please also review the complete visitor rules and regulations here.

Equipment and Photography
All filming equipment, including tripods, must remain at least 15 feet from the names panels of the Memorial reflecting pools and at least 20 feet from the Memorial Museum entrance and exit. Tripods, boom audio and flash photography are prohibited inside the Memorial Museum. All photography is prohibited in the historical exhibition and the memorial exhibition, unless specifically permitted by communications department staff.

Interviews of employees, volunteers or visitors inside the Memorial Museum are not permitted unless prior arrangements have been made through the communications department.

Media outlets working at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum are solely responsible for obtaining rights to use images of visitors.

Please provide as much information as possible to expedite your request. All fields are required. Please write “N/A” or “unknown” as necessary.

No more than five total participants will be permitted.
(i.e. cameras, lighting, audio.)
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