The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum Reopens
We Will Never Forget September 11th! This is one terrorist tragedy Americans will never forget and one that reminds us that life is short. Nineteen years later we must sadly add COVID-19 to this list as a terrorist attack on the nation like no other in our history.
A Message of Healing, Unity and Renewal
Today, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will be open for the families of the September 11th victims to remember their loved ones, as is tradition since that fateful day. The Museum will officially reopen its doors to the public starting Saturday, September 12th with social distancing, and covid-19 protocols in place.
What Will be Different?
The Museum will reopen as a one-way visitor experience, with new health and safety measures in place and ongoing operational changes to ensure a safe Museum experience. Museum capacity will be limited to 25 percent and all visitors will be required to purchase tickets in advance for timed visits that allow for social distancing.
The Atrium, the Auditorium, Reflecting on 9/11, Rebirth at Ground Zero, the Special Exhibition Gallery, and the Museum Education Center will be closed to visitors. Services including the audio guide rental, the café, coat check, and water fountains will also be unavailable in adherence to the health and safety guidelines.
About the 9/11 Museum
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a nonprofit organization in New York City. Through commemoration, exhibitions, and educational programs, Through commemoration, exhibitions, and educational programs, the Museum remembers and honors the 2,983 people killed in the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993, as well as those who risked their lives to save others and all who demonstrated extraordinary compassion in the aftermath of the attacks. For more information or to reserve a ticket to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, visit www.911memorial.org.
The terrorist attacks on America, New York City’s Twin Towers, Washington DC’s Pentagon and Flight 93 have Socially Sparked® our lives in an unimaginable and unfathomable way. We will never forget this date in American history nor the human lives lost to terrorism in our own backyard. – Forever #sociallysparked Tweet us @sosparkednews & @asparks01