Programs and Events

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum hosts a variety of programs and events that explore the attacks and their ongoing repercussions. Programs are tailored to different audiences and are offered on-site and online.

Dozens of seated people watch people speaking on a stage beside the Last Column at Foundation Hall. A video is projected on a wall and the lighting in the hall has been dimmed for the event.
Photo by Jin S. Lee
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

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is dedicated to deepening our audience’s understanding of 9/11’s continuing impact in America and around the world through film screenings, moderated conversations, and performances.

About a dozen children take part in a school program at the museum. The children are facing toward the photographer and holding clipboards.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Student and Teacher Programs

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is committed to providing students and teachers with the tools to understand what happened on 9/11 and how the attacks continue to impact our lives through on-site school programs, teacher professional development workshops, the Anniversary in the Schools webinar, our Teen Ambassador Program, and online lesson plans and resources.

A teenage girl and a woman create a name impression at the Memorial by rubbing charcoal over a sheet of paper placed on an inscription. Other families beside them do the same along a bronze parapet inscribed with victims’ names.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Youth and Family Programs

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum 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.

A male tour guide stands in front of the mangled antenna of Tower One as he talks to visitors on a guided tour in Memorial Hall.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Guided Tours

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum provides a variety of expert-led guided tours for visitors. Tours explore both the Museum and the Memorial, and each program highlights different aspects of the 9/11 story.

Two men take part in a discussion at the Museum. The auditorium is lit blue and spotlight is on the two men as they sit on stage. Silhouetted audience members watch from the left.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Event Calendar

View our upcoming and ongoing events happening at the Museum, including commemoration and weekly tributes that are open to the public.