National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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15 Years Later: Remembering Hero Highway and Point Thank You

In the weeks following Sept. 11, 2001, the West Side Highway was transformed into “Hero Highway,” with crowds lining the busy road to cheer and wave …

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#Onthisday in 2014, the #911Museum opened its doors to the public. Since opening, the museum has welcomed more than 8.5 million visitors.

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"Cover Stories: Remembering the Twin Towers on <i>The New Yorker"</i> is an exhibition of 33 covers from the weekly news and culture magazine. From the time …

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"Cover Stories" Exhibition Opens at 9/11 Museum

Cover illustrations of <i>The New Yorker</i>, the weekly news and culture magazine, are the focus of a new exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum that opened …


This week in 2014, the #911Museum was dedicated to the first responders, survivors, & victims' families. #TBT #InternationalMuseumDay

Brooklynite, @rosieperezbklyn shares her experience at the 9/11 Memorial Museum as part of the OUR CITY. OUR STORY. initiative.

The #911Memorial reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in North America.

Celebrating our strength, OUR CITY. OUR STORY. is a collection of stories of resilience and hope surrounding New York City.

9/11 Museum Hosts Program on 2011 Terror Attack in Norway

On July 22, 2011, a single terrorist murdered 77 Norwegians in Oslo and nearby Utøya island. Most of the victims were teenagers attending a Labour …


Son of 9/11 Survivor Reflects on Ambassador Program

I was a little more than 2 months old during the September 11 attacks. I never knew what the world was like prior to 9/11.<p>For that matter, I never …


Retired Firefighter Bill Spade Helps Students Make Personal Connections to 9/11

A New York City native, Bill Spade spent his career working to protect and support New Yorkers. He served two years in the New York City Police …

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Officers Place Flowers on the Parapets to Mark National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Members of the New York City Police Department and the Port Authority Police Department placed flowers Monday morning on the 9/11 Memorial bronze …

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Teens Take The Met! Ages 13–18

<b>Friday May 12, 5–8 pm</b><p>Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, …

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The names of every person who died in the terrorist attacks of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 are inscribed in bronze around the twin …

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A Night of Poetry to Take Place at 9/11 Museum

A special presentation of Galway Kinnell’s poem, “When the Towers Fell,” by juniors and seniors from Stuyvesant High School, will take place at the …


9/11 Museum to Host Special Tribute and Programming for Rescue & Recovery Workers

In a few weeks, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host commemorative activities in recognition of the 15th anniversary of the end of the historic …

Object: Ambulance, Recovered [C.2011.179.24]

<b>Credit Line:</b> <i>Recovered from the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001 Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Courtesy of the Port Authority of</i> …

Foundation Hall

Foundation Hall is a room of massive scale, with ceilings ranging from 40 to 60 feet and nearly 15,000 square feet of floor space.<p>Visitors see a …

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After Witnessing 9/11 from His Studio, Michael Mulhern Incorporated It Into His Work

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, artist Michael Mulhern was diligently working on his new series of paintings titled "Ash Road" in his studio …


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Textile: Flag [C.2016.117.1]

<b>Description</b><br>American flag with attached halyard. The flag is slightly dirty and the halyard is separated into four pieces.<p><b>Historical Notes</b><br>On the …


Behind the Lens: 360-Degree View of the World Trade Center

<i>In this series, 9/11 Memorial & Museum staff photographer Jin Lee shares his view of select photographs taken on the site.</i><p>To photograph a wide …

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On Arbor Day, Take Time to Notice the Trees on the Memorial Plaza

As people celebrate Arbor Day and spring weather has truly arrived in New York City, it’s a good time to recall the importance of trees to the …

An event meant to tear us apart, brought us together. The memories of that day will never fade, but it’s how we remember that’s important.

9/11 Museum Hosts Special Tribeca Film Festival Screening of CNN’s “Soundtracks”

More than 500 people attended a special Tribeca Film Festival screening of CNN’s "Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History" at the 9/11 Memorial & …


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