A look at the 9/11 Museum’s first exhibit, which will showcase recorded memories


Next year, the 9/11 Memorial Museum will open with its first exhibit: a multimedia collage meant to capture how people remember the event. When visitors walk in, they’ll be greeted by recordings of people from around the world recounting where they were and what they felt seeing the attack. Fragments of their speech will be shown on screens around the hall, their words forming maps. It’s meant to drive home the idea of 9/11 as a global event, and one that belongs to everyone who remembers it — whether they were adults in New York or growing up somewhere far away. Visitors to the museum will also be invited to record their own memories.

As The Wall Street Journal describes, the museum will also showcase other exhibits, including…

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