As a monument to human dignity, courage, and sacrifice, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum honors the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993, recognizes the courage of those who survived, and salutes those who risked their lives to help others.

A woman is seen standing at the Memorial parapets at dusk.  She is standing alone with her back to the camera as she takes a photo.  
Photo by Dan Winters

About Your Visit

The 9/11 Memorial is open daily from 1 to 8 p.m. Please follow all health and safety guidelines when visiting. During the temporary Museum closure, we invite you to explore a host of offerings from home, view highlights from our Collection, and explore our digital exhibition Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden.

A view from above shows visitors gathering around the Last Column, a thirty-six-foot-tall steel beam that was the last to be removed from Ground Zero. In the distance, visitors observe information about 9/11 projected on a wall.
Photo by Thinc Design

The Museum

The Museum is temporarily closed.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum serves as the country’s principal institution for examining the attacks of September 11, 2001 and documenting their continuing impact and significance.

Water flows down four walls and disappears into a void at the center of a Memorial reflecting pool. Sunlight creates shadows on the pooled water.
Photo by Dan Winters

The Memorial

Open daily from 1 to 8 p.m. 

The 9/11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance, honoring the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing on February 26, 1993.

A woman uses a smartphone to film another woman addressing the camera at the 9/11 Memorial.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Virtual Tours

Take in panoramic views of the rebuilt World Trade Center in a live, interactive virtual tour of the 9/11 Memorial led by Museum staff using Zoom.