The 9/11 Tribute Museum and the National September 11th Memorial & Museum are separate non-profit institutions that both share the history of the tragic events that changed the world.
The 9/11 Tribute Museum remembers 9/11 in galleries and on walking tours through the stories of those directly experienced the tragic events – family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents and workers and rescue and recovery workers. It offers visitors, through artifacts, stories, photos and videos, the ability to learn factual information about the events, the unprecedented rescue and recovery operations and the tremendous spirit of resilience and service that arose after the attacks and continues today.
The National September 11 Memorial Museum serves as the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11’s continuing significance. The Museum tells the story of 9/11 through interactive technology, archives, narratives and a growing permanent collection of artifacts, stories, photos, video and other materials that shape our shared history.