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.
Skywalkers: A Portrait of Mohawk Ironworkers at the World Trade Center
This temporary exhibition of tintype photographs by artist Melissa Cacciola introduces some of the Native American Mohawk ironworkers, renowned for the ability to work fearlessly at great heights, who helped build the Twin Towers, aided rescue and recovery operations at Ground Zero, and worked to rebuild the new World Trade Center site.
On view through January 2020
Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden
Based on unprecedented access to the agencies and people who conducted the hunt, Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden examines the intelligence and military activities that led to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where Osama bin Laden was killed nearly 10 years after 9/11.
On view through May 2021