Traveling Exhibitions

September 11, 2001: A Global Moment

About the Exhibit

The exhibition includes over 150 artifacts, images, and films and was originally on view in Le Caen Memoriale Museum, Caen, France through 2009. This exhibition is based on the permanent exhibition The World Trade Center: Rescue, Recovery, Response at the State Museum in Albany, New York. The State Museum is a major repository of material about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Exhibition Organization
1. Title and Introduction
2. The Background
The World Trade Center before September 11th. • Al Qaeda before September 11th. • ABC News/John Miller interview with Bid Laden. • Historical objects from the World Trade Center.
3. September 11th: A Timeline:
The events and stories of the day, beginning at 6:00 a.m.
4. September 12, 2001 and the Aftermath
Washington, D.C. • Shanksville, Pennsylvania. • New York City. • Artifacts include recovered items
such as a part from of United Airlines plane Flight 93, a fire engine door, an ambulance door, NYFD tank and harness, NYC street lamp and Pentagon limestone.
5. The Faces of 9-11 / The Missing /
The Victims: Faces of 9-11

Profiles of people who were killed and people who survived. • Personal artifacts include a flight attendant's uniform, airline card, shoes, firefighter tools from the Fire Department of New York, and more.
6. Response and Recovery:
Recovery at Ground Zero. • The World Reacts. • Trade Center Recovery Operation at Fresh Kills. • Artifacts include Rodin bronze sculptures, paintings, quilts, and letters.

  • 3,000 square feet
  • Flexible configuration
  • Large objects available – please inquire
  • Exhibit toolkit including logo, rights-fee images, and media kit contents
    Installation and design manual detailing exhibition layout, installation and maintenance
  • Educator's Guide with information for teachers and students
Availability and Fees

Contact Nancy Kelley at (518) 474-0080 or for more information


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