A laminated photo of a firefighter wearing a helmet rests inside a name on the bronze parapet of the Memorial alongside single red rose, surrounded by small white flowers.
Photo by Ben Hider

9/11 Memorial Audio Guide

Explore the 9/11 Memorial with this audio guide app that features a 40-minute tour about the events of 9/11, the victims of the attacks, and the design of the Memorial.

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Narrated by Anthoula Katsimatides, a New Yorker whose brother, John, was killed on 9/11, the tour highlights several victims honored at the Memorial and their lives before 9/11. The tour leads listeners around the North Pool, down to the South Pool, and back up to the entrance of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The tour also stops at the Survivor Tree and the 9/11 Memorial Glade.

Features of the 9/11 Memorial Audio Guide include:

  • Map-based tours for easy navigation across the site
  • Universally designed tours for both sighted and low-sighted listeners
  • Audio control that allow listeners to play, pause, rewind, and fast forward through tour stops
  • Display controls that allow users to zoom in to locate key features on the Memorial, and zoom out to view the Memorial’s perimeter streets and surrounding buildings
  • Transcripts and accompanying images with audio descriptions available on every stop
  • Customizable font sizes and color modes
  • VoiceOver compatibility on all iOS devices

Download the 9/11 Memorial Audio Guide from the Apple App Store.