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9/11 Memorial and MuseumArtifacts from point zero get a preview at the 9/11 National Memorial & Museum in New York. Among them is a cross made of steel from the World Trade Center during the 2001 attacks. The museum opened in 2014.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumAn ambulance from the New York City Fire Department destroyed from ground zero is shown.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumCards, patches and memories of the dead at point zero: simple objects convey the tragedy of that day, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumAn American flag was recovered from the World Trade Center site.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumPieces from American Airlines Flight 11 are shown. The plane entered the north tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe remains of a New York City Fire Department Ladder Company 3 truck are on display outside the historic exhibit area. Eleven members of scale 3 died when the north tower collapsed.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe helmets worn by firefighters on 9/11, including those of Christian Waugh, were donated by families.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumA photograph at the monument shows one of the towers of the World Trade Center collapsing after the attack.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe symbolic “Last Column,” on the right, a steel beam from one of the towers, stands near the “manure wall,” on the left, which retains the waters of the Hudson River.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumA firefighter’s shirt is seen from the zero point.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe entrance to the museum’s wedge-shaped pavilion in the center is between the square outlines of the World Trade Center’s commemorative waterfalls.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumA visitor to the 9/11 National Memorial and Museum adapts to the view.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumA rose is placed next to the name of a victim of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in the monument’s north pool.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumPart of the original World Trade Center foundation, on the left, and the last column removed from the WTC site, the center, are covered with a protective wrap during the construction of the museum.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe “Cross”, formed by steel beams that intersect at the ruins of the 6 World Trade Center, and a fragment of a trident column, in the center, one of the 84 that formed the outer structure of each tower, they are ready to show them.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumThe original staircase from World Trade Center Square to Vesey Street on the left is visible in the museum.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumContractors are working to complete the construction of the monument and museum.

9/11 Memorial and MuseumA World Trade Center rises above the lower horizon of Manhattan in New York.