A black-and-white shepherd dog stands on a red, rusted steel support beam at Ground Zero beneath an overcast sky.
Photo by Alan Diaz, AP Photo

K-9 Courage Family Day

  • Saturday, February 1
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum

Join us for a family-friendly K-9 festival celebrating the opening of our new special exhibition, K-9 Courage. The exhibition explores the diverse contributions of dogs to the rescue and recovery efforts after 9/11. This multi-hour, drop-in event features tours of the exhibition, dog-themed crafts and activities for families, special film screenings, and working dog demonstrations. A more detailed schedule will be released closer to the program date.

Participation in this program is free with the purchase of Museum admission. Museum admission for children 12 and under is free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance reservation is strongly encouraged.

Please be advised that visitors may not bring dogs into the Museum, with the exception of service animals.

This program is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s special exhibition, K-9 Courage. 


Museum Members, please contact our Membership Department at membership@911memorial.org or (212) 857-0154 to receive your free member access.

General Ticket Reservations


Through the second annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by First Data, now Fiserv, public programs in 2020 are made possible by the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Craig Newmark, founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lockheed Martin Corporation, SOS Security, and Verizon.