Two eighty-foot tall steel columns, known as the Tridents, tower over the interior of the museum Pavilion. One World Trade Center points skyward outside the windows.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Learn and Explore from Home

Our sacred mission is to honor the 2,983 people killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 through commemoration, education, and inspiration. We fulfill this mission by welcoming millions to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and to our digital offerings. During this temporary closure, we invite you to join us for stories of inspiration and hope in this unprecedented time as we remain committed to honoring our mission to the fullest degree. 

Visitors walk around the 9/11 Memorial plaza in front of the Museum's facade on a winter day. The trees are bare.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Interactive Museum Experience

Explore the 9/11 Memorial Museum through this interactive video experience selecting different paths through the Museum’s vast spaces and exhibitions. 

The heavily damaged firetruck of Ladder Company 3 sits in the Museum. This close-up view shows the bright red vehicle’s twisted ladder and broken compartment doors.
Photo by Dan Winters

Inside the Collection

The collection houses more than 71,000 items, including three-dimensional objects, ephemera, textiles, artwork, and books and manuscripts. Explore examples of the Museum’s holdings including salvaged remnants of the World Trade Center buildings, personal effects and memorabilia, expressions of tribute and remembrance, and much more.

Visitors look at artifacts in the Museum's Historical Exhibition, including a large steel trident from a facade of the Twin Towers.
Photos by Jin S. Lee


The Museum tells the story of 9/11 through artifacts, imagery, personal stories, and interactive technology. Learn about the core exhibitions, special exhibitions, and rotating galleries in the Museum’s 110,000 square feet of space.

A man with salt-and-pepper hair and a sportcoat is standing and smiling while being interviewed in front of a video camera.
Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff

Anniversary in the Schools Webinar

This interactive program, offered every year on and around the 9/11 anniversary, connects participants with Museum staff and guest speakers to learn about the attacks and the importance of commemoration. Webinars from past years with additional stories can be viewed as well.

Three men and a woman take part in a moderated discussion on stage at the Museum. The woman is speaking, second from the left, as the three men listen. The black silhouettes of audience members are in the foreground.
Photo by Monika Graff

Public Programs Archive

You can explore past programs and learn more about the continuing impact of 9/11 on the world today with the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s archive of public programs.