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.
Historical Exhibition: September 11, 2001
This historical exhibition presents the story of 9/11 using artifacts, images, first-person testimony, and archival audio and video recordings. The exhibition is made up of three parts: the Events of the Day, as they unfolded; Before 9/11, which provides the historical context leading up to the attacks; and After 9/11, which addresses the immediate aftermath and ongoing repercussions of the terrorist attacks.
Memorial Exhibition: In Memoriam
The memorial exhibition honors the 2,977 individuals killed as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, at this site as well as at the Pentagon and in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It also honors the six individuals killed in the terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center on February 26, 1993.
Opened on the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the original World Trade Center, the newest special exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum features artwork from the permanent collection. The works chronicle the ways artists envisioned the most iconic towers of lower Manhattan before and after 9/11.
On view through October 2024