National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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Today a white rose was placed at Patricia Colodner’s name on the #911Memorial to honor her 56th birthday. #NeverForget

Exploring Why Yemen Matters at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Professor Sheila Carapico, widely recognized as a leading expert on Yemen, spoke about the country’s current political crisis at the 9/11 Memorial …

Arabian Peninsula

Professor Sheila Carapico Explains the Conflict in Yemen at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Sheila Carapico, professor of political science and international studies at the University of Richmond, is an expert in Yemeni politics. Tonight at …

Middle East

At night, light from the #911Memorial pools shines through the names on the bronze parapets, conveying a feeling of absence.

Remembering 25th Infantryman John Seelie, Pearl Harbor Survivor

In recognition of the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we remember Pearl Harbor survivor John Seelie. Seelie was able to realize his …

Military History

Gen. Michael Hayden Discusses Surveillance and the War on Terror at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Speaking at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Wednesday, Gen. Michael Hayden, a former CIA and National Security Agency Director, participated in a …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Today a white rose was placed at Lars Qualben’s name on the #911Memorial to honor his 66th birthday. #NeverForget

Former CIA and NSA Chief Michael Hayden to Discuss the War on Terror, Cybersecurity and Russia at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden, a retired four-star general in the U.S. Air Force, will speak at the 9/11 Memorial …

National Security Agency (NSA)

An autumn leaf rests on the Flight 77 parapet of the #911Memorial. At 9:37 a.m. on 9/11, hijacked Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, killing 53 passengers and six crew members. The crash and ensuing fire killed 125 military and civilian personnel on the ground. #NeverForget

“The Movement Remains”: Two Scholars Address the Future of Jihadi Culture

Speaking at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, Nov. 30, Thomas Hegghammer and Cole Bunzel, two scholars of jihadi culture, discussed how terrorist …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Textile: Case, Recovered [C.2012.197.1]

Photo credit: Michael Hnatov<p><b>Accession Number:</b> C.2012.197.1<p><b>Dimensions:</b> 6 in X 4 ½ in X 1/2 in<b><br>Dimensions (Metric):</b> 15.24 cm X 10.16 cm X 2.54 cm<p><b>Credit</b> …


Two Middle East Experts Explain Jihadi Culture at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Two experts on jihadist ideology will visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum tonight to share their thoughts on how terrorist groups like ISIS construct …

Middle East

Object: Fire Helmet, Recovered [C.2009.50.1]

Photo credit: Michael Hnatov<p><b>Accession Number:</b> C.2009.50.1<p><b>Dimensions:</b> 8 in X 11 ¼ in X 17 in<b><br>Dimensions (Metric):</b> 20.32 cm X 27.94 cm X 43.18 cm<p><b>Credit</b> …


Deciphering Jihadi Culture

Thomas Hegghammer, senior research fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, and Cole Bunzel, scholar of jihadi ideology at Princeton …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The Sphere, a Symbol of Resilience and Survival, Rededicated in Liberty Park

The Koenig Sphere, a symbol of peace that survived significant damage on 9/11 to become an emblem of hope and resilience, was officially rededicated …

World Trade Center

9/11 victim Rosemary Smith bought a ring after the 1993 bombing of the #WTC to commemorate her survival of the attack. Today, the ring symbolizes Rosemary’s courageous spirit and is part of the #911Museum’s collection.

Help Support the 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Giving Tuesday

Today the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is participating in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving.<p>The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is a nonprofit institution …

Giving Tuesday

Contribute to the Collection

The Museum is actively acquiring materials for its collection such as photographs, videotapes, voice messages, recovered property, clothing and other …


Today a white rose was placed at Alejandro Cordero’s name on the #911Memorial in honor of his 40th birthday. #NeverForget

A view of the #911Memorial parapet honoring the six victims killed on February 26, 1993. #NeverForget

Flowers were placed at the Survivor Tree on the #911Memorial in honor of the victims of the attack in Bir al-Abed, Egypt.

Search Objects

For 9/11 Families<p>A dedicated section for the loved ones of those killed in the 2001 and 1993 attacks. Stay informed and plan your visit.


Remembering James and Mary Trentini on Thanksgiving

For former Burlington, Mass., high school football coach James Anthony Trentini, Thanksgiving wasn’t just a holiday; it was the pinnacle of football …


Remembering George William Morell’s Generous Spirit with an Annual Thanksgiving Party

George William Morell brought people together. The New Rochelle, New York native and father of four was an outgoing storyteller who often struck up …


Forgot to Bring the Gravy: Wife of PAPD Lieutenant Cirri Recalls Thanksgiving Holiday Ruse

As American families gather for Thanksgiving dinner each November, they often have the opportunity to learn more about their loved ones and those …

Thanksgiving Dinner

“We came in as individuals. And we’ll walk out together.” -Ground Zero recovery worker, Joe Bradley

New on View: Artifacts Added to In Memoriam and Historical Exhibition Galleries

A new rotation of artifacts on view in the In Memoriam and Historical Exhibition galleries at the 9/11 Memorial Museum illustrate the lives of some …

World Trade Center

At Leu Gardens, the seedling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree truly has grown into a symbol of our community's strength and resiliency after the Pulse tragedy. #OrlandoUnited