About Your Visit

All visitors to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum must wear CDC-approved masks, follow our health and safety guidelines, and prepare for ongoing operational changes to ensure a safe Museum experience for all. Learn more about how to get hereaccessibility resourcesvisitor guidelines, and where to visit nearby

A memorial pool is illuminated at night. Yellow lights are glow in the background as bluish light is reflected in the foreground.
Photo by Jin S. Lee
The Survivor Tree stands slightly to the left in this photograph of the Memorial plaza. The tree's dark green leaves are contrasted by the lighter green leaves of the trees on either side of it.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Health and Safety

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for all visitors and staff, following all city, state, and federal safety precautions. Please be sure to do your part by wearing your mask or face covering at all times and following all guidelines. 

The Last Column and the Slurry Wall in Foundation Hall are shown in the distance in this view from the overlook.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

A Safe Museum Experience

All visitors to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum must follow our health and safety guidelines. Masks must be worn on site at all times. The 9/11 Memorial Museum is making ongoing operational changes in order to provide a safe and healthy environment for all visitors and staff. 

Two eighty-foot tall steel columns, known as the Tridents, tower over the interior of the museum Pavilion. One World Trade Center points skyward outside the windows.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Learn and Explore from Home

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers you the opportunity to share in our commitment to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 and 1993 attacks, honor the courage of the first responders, and learn about the attacks and their aftermath through a host of online resources.

The Last Column towers toward the concrete ceiling of the Museum. Pictures and written tributes to police and firefighters cover the sides of the column, listing the tally of the dead among first responders and rescue and recovery workers.
Photo by Dan Winters

Happening Today

What to expect and how to get the most out of your visit.

Dozens of people walk in the shade of oak trees outside the Museum Pavilion on a warm, sunny day.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Getting Here

The Memorial and the Museum are located at 180 Greenwich Street in lower Manhattan and are easily reachable by public transportation. 

A man speaking in sign language is silhouetted against a bright screen at the Museum.
Photo by Monika Graff


The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is committed to ensuring access to the Memorial and the Museum for all visitors and seeks to provide an equal opportunity for every individual to honor and remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.

Rows of green grass, ivy beds, and granite pathways continue parallel to one another across the Memorial Plaza. Nothing is in the foreground except for the trunk of a single oak tree. In the distance, people walk and sit under the Plaza’s many trees.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Visitor Guidelines

Please be reminded that the Memorial and the Museum are sites of remembrance and quiet reflection. We ask that all visitors respect this place made sacred through tragic loss. 

Water cascades down the illuminated walls of the North Tower reflecting pool on a warm night. The water pours down a square hole at the center of the pool. In the distance, a moon hangs over the city and the Tribute in Light shines above the buildings.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Where to Stay

As you plan your travel, please consider these local lower Manhattan businesses that support the annual presentation of Tribute in Light.