Release Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Contact Information: 
Office of Communications | Phone: (518) 474-1201


The New York State Museum is offering programming to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Beginning Friday, September 11, 2020, a display of World Trade Center artifacts will be added to the  Windows on New York ( exhibition in the museum’s Madison Avenue lobby window. While the museum facility remains closed to the public, the display can be viewed outside while socially distancing during our closure.

Additionally, at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 11, 2020, Join the Museum’s senior historian and curator of the World Trade Center Collections, Aaron Noble, for a gallery tour of World Trade Center: Rescue, Recovery, Response as we commemorate the anniversary of September 11, 2001. Learn about the development of the Museum’s World Trade Center Collection and creating exhibitions about this seminal moment in American history.

Video of this program will be made available on the museum’s web page, as well as the NYSM's Facebook and YouTube pages:

The State Museum is a program of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Cultural Education. Located at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany, the Museum is currently closed. It is closed on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission is free. Further information about programs and events can be obtained by calling (518) 474-5877 or visiting the Museum website.