Museum visitors listen to a special guest read during the Stories & Art program.
Visiting the 9/11 Memorial Museum with kids? Join us this Friday as we welcome a special guest to read the story of “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein and to discuss its parallels to the story of 9/11.Read more
Of the items that remained from the wreckage of the World Trade Center, identification cards of personel were some of the most prevalent. Salvaged by recovery workers and forensic experts from the Fresh Kills landfill, a recovered ID badge was often the only evidence that someone had been in the WTC complex on Sept. 11. Authorities went to great lengths to return IDs to victims’ families and survivors.Read more
On 9/11, many people recall a day that began like any other, marked by a strikingly clear blue sky. They can vividly identify where they were or what they were doing as the attacks began to unfold.Read more
Sometimes, you just need to get out the office to get the job done. That was the case for 9/11 Memorial Museum staff members Amy Weinstein, Jenny Pachuki and Ryan Pawling, who traveled to Florida for a "workation."Tasked to interview residents of Palm Beach Gardens, many of whom were responders and family members of victims of to the Sept. 11 attacks, our dedicated crew made a point to get a better understanding of the family members lost on that fateful day.Read more
An online slideshow and story from DNAinfo.com reveals some of the large artifacts that are heading for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in the fall.According to DNAinfo’s Julie Shapiro, “The items include a 47,000-pound piece of the North Tower’s antenna and a 10,000-pound elevator motor that once propelled workers up into the skyscrapers.”TheRead more