The Story of Loss and Recovery
The 9/11 Memorial serves to explore the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11's continued significance.
The memorial serves to remember and honor the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum displays monumental artifacts linked to the events of 9/11. It tells the story of the 2001 and 1993 attacks by presenting intimate stories of loss, compassion, and recovery. It also explores the global impact of 9/11 and its continued significance.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum features has web-based interactive timelines chronicling the events of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the events of September 11, 2001, and the nine-month recovery effort at Ground Zero. The timelines use images, audio, and video as well as first-person accounts. These are part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum's permanent collection.