National September 11 Memorial & Museum

  • After her May 2017 visit, Lily Collins encouraged everyone to “Take a moment every day to remember, pay tribute, and smell the roses.”
  • “This is beautiful” is what Alex Newell said when he visited the memorial’s reflecting pools in April 2017.
  • Andy Cohen came to the “9/11 Memorial” and museum in January 2017 with Sarah Jessica Parker, who used the words “Solemnity” and “Reflection” to describe the spot since “Photos can’t capture” it and added, “Never forget.”
  • On September 11, 2016, Derek Hough shared a photo from this memorial and the story he had visited on a rainy day earlier in the year and, “In a place where so much horror occurred the feeling of unity and calm came over me in that moment as I was reflecting upon that very sad day.”
  • Milla Jovovich visited the “#memorialfountain” here in June 2016.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar said “#neverforget” while watching the water at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in December 2015.
  • “What a beautiful memorial to those we still remember today” is what Eva Longoria wrote about her visit here in June 2015.
  • When Sam Smith in May 2015, he thought the National September 11 Memorial & Museum was “So sad, but so beautifully done.”
  • “What a sight. My heart ached when I read some of the names written at the site #alwaysremember,” Tamera Mowry said about spending some time at the memorial in May 2015.
  • Catherine Giudici engaged in some “#reflection” in April 2015.
  • Derek Hough paid his respects on September 11, 2014 with a poignant quote and picture of one of the memorial’s waterfalls.
  • Taylor Swift spent part of Father’s Day in June 2014 reflecting at this site, saying, “I’m thinking of the fathers we lost and those who are missing them today.”

Stargazer Tip: Admission to the 9/11 Memorial is free. The museum, however, requires a ticket.


One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10006, United States
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