At 8:32 am Wednesday morning, on the first day that the National September 11 Memorial Museum opened to the public, 26 uniformed police officers and firefighters marched onto the lawn of the memorial and unfurled an American flag that had flown at 90 West Street, adjacent to Ground Zero, for week
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum officially opens to the public Wednesday, but Charles G. Wolf saw the inside days ago.
After reliving September 11, 2001 all over again at the newly-opened 9/11 Museum, visitors can purchase stuffed animals, glass ornaments, World Trade Center-printed ties and other tasteless souvenirs at the gift shop, located just a few feet away from the final resting place of 8,000 unidentified
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter told CNN’s Don Lemon Monday night that the National September 11 Memorial Hall and Museum should “absolutely” have a gift shop. “Yes, absolutely. The Holocaust museum has a gift shop. This is a museum,” Coulter said.
Now to anger surrounding the long delayed opening of the 9/11 memorial museum. Some victims' families are outraged about the admission price and gift shop at a museum housing human remains. ABC's gio Benitez is there at ground zero.
Robert Simko, longtime Battery Park City resident and community newspaper publisher, hopes the National September 11 Memorial Museum will be a testament to the morning of 9/11.
There’s a small piece of paper at the new National September 11 Memorial Museum with my name scrawled across the top. Underneath my name, in black ballpoint pen, it says: Abd pain; Diff breathing; Inhalation.
A plastic bag with Andrea Haberman's personal possessions -- her purse, glasses, keys and a checkbook -- had been tucked away in a drawer in her father's Wisconsin home since 2004.
The oldest of Joseph Paolillo's three sons was 3 ½ and the other two were not yet born when his brother, John, was killed in the north tower on Sept. 11.
The 9/11 memorial, more formally known as The National September 11 Memorial, no longer requires passes in order to gain admittance. The memorial is completely open to the public, with no more lines or reservations needing to be made.
Tony Award-winning actress LaChanze Sapp-Gooding, who was called in at the last minute to perform, had a very personal connection to 9/11. More.
The video footage of the moment the second plane hits the World Trade Center can still shock, even though we've seen it so many times.
Tucked inside the National September 11 Memorial Museum is a video recording booth. Here, the museum, which opens next week, hopes to gather the voices of visitors, reflecting on how the terrorist attacks affected their lives, and how the world has changed since that day.
At 7am on Saturday morning, May 10, I watched one of the tiniest, quietest, least gregarious and yet most poignant processions I've ever seen, at Ground Zero, New York.
After a decade marked by deep grief, partisan rancor, war, financial boondoggles and inundation from Hurricane Sandy, the National September 11 Memorial Museum at ground zero is finally opening ceremonially on Thursday, with President Obama present, and officially to the public next Wednesday.
9-11 doesn't need a year date, 2001. 9-11 is one of those dates -- at least in the American mind -- that lives in a category named "inconceivable." It's a date when the twin towers of American mythology -- invincibility and transparency -- came crashing down.
Volunteers with Maine's Red Cross chapter will be heading to New York to provide mental health support for families viewing the new 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Michael Bloomberg was an unlikely savior of the museum that honors the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks - a project stalled for years in a morass of debate among family members, urban planners and politicians.
Muslim advocates and scholars are stepping up pressure on the Sept. 11 museum to edit or at least let more scholars see a documentary movie exhibit about al-Qaida before the museum's opening this month.