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The Survivor Tree

A Callery pear tree became known as the "Survivor Tree" after enduring the September 11, 2001 terror attacks at the World Trade Center. In October …

Father, Sons Return to Ground Zero for Recovery Ceremony

A father and his two sons, all of whom took part in the 9/11 rescue and recovery effort, returned together to the World Trade Center site on May 28, …

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9/11 Memorial Education Programs for Tri-State Area Schools Now Free

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is excited to announce that student workshops and student tours are now free for all New York City schools for the …


Brett Velicovich Discusses Warfare and the Future of Drones at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Drone expert Brett Velicovich spoke at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Tuesday night about his experience in U.S. Army intelligence and his advocacy work.<p>…


Weekly Gallery Talks

Join a member of our curatorial staff to explore highlights from Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11. These 20-minute gallery talks …


First Class of NYPD Recruits Visits the 9/11 Memorial

A class of New York City Police Department recruits visited the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Wednesday morning to honor and remember the members of the …

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Drone Warrior

Sixteen years after 9/11, technology has revolutionized America’s ability to surveil, track and eliminate terrorists. Brett Velicovich discusses the …


Taking a moment to reflect on our strength and resilience. #NeverForget https://t.co/IxS9DfCxjl

A Q&A with Brett Velicovich, Drone Expert and Former U.S. Army Intelligence

Brett Velicovich is a drone expert, former U.S. Army intelligence, founder of the African Eye Project and author of “Drone Warrior: An Elite …

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Virgil’s quote captures the heart of our mission to remember the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and Feb. 26, 1993. #MuseumMonday https://t.co/EgOc976WI1

Our thoughts are with the victims of the bombing attacks in Somalia. Flowers were placed at the #SurvivorTree on the #911Memorial as tribute https://t.co/RTnbISAUME

We will always remember. #911Memorial #NYC https://t.co/huLow91GIG

After 9/11, families placed missing posters all over #NYC to find their loved ones. Visitors may view these posters inside the #911Museum. https://t.co/SDTedQWs0c

In honor of the @USNavy’s 242nd birthday, representatives from the military branch laid a wreath on the #911Memorial. https://t.co/EgjwVimeLw

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

<i>The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold</i> …


Today a white rose was placed on Christian Wemmers’ name on the #911Memorial to honor his 59th birthday. #NeverForget https://t.co/eu6YdUVwvf

Windows on the World Manager Is Remembered for Bringing People Together

At an outdoor commemoration ceremony last month in her hometown of Beacon, N.Y., Nancy Yambem spoke of the compassion that people extended to one …


Registration Open for “Teaching 9/11” Professional Development Conference

Registration is open for “Teaching 9/11: Where History, Memory, and Myth Intersect,” a free, full-day professional development workshop at the 9/11 …

Professional Development

“I ♥ NY MORE THAN EVER.” #NeverForget #911Museum https://t.co/mISD2CA6YG

On 9/11, photographer David Monderer captured one of the last photos taken of the #TwinTowers. #MuseumMonday https://t.co/Id3gqZnkeB

The bright morning sun shines down on the South Pool of the #911Memorial. https://t.co/sXTL4PTYwL

A visitor pauses for a moment of reflection on the #911Memorial. #NeverForget https://t.co/eDxTFKMbsd

300 Probationary Firefighters Pay Tribute at 9/11 Memorial

More than 300 FDNY probationary firefighters processioned around the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Friday to pay tribute to fallen members of …

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Today in honor of Emy De La Peña’s 49th birthday a white rose was placed at her name on the #911Memorial. #NeverForget https://t.co/UlFVmf3HCc

Activity Stations

Visiting the Museum with kids? Join us for drop-in Activity Stations tied to specific artifacts and themes in the Museum. Meant to spark …

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Teach + Learn

Education Programs<p>School Visits<p>The Museum offers a diverse set of education programs, including student workshops and a variety of tours. Make a …

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Haroon Moghul Discusses His Muslim-American Identity at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

CNN commentator Haroon Moghul spoke at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Wednesday night in an intimate and engaging conversation about struggling with his …


Haroon Moghul: ‘We Should Acknowledge Each Other’s Humanity’

Author and CNN commentator Haroon Moghul explores his identity as an American Muslim in the post-9/11 world in his new memoir, “How to Be a Muslim: …