- 10th Anniversary
- collecting September 11
- objects on view: World Trade Center
- objects on view: Pentagon
- objects on view: Shanksville
- videos and documentary
- frequently asked questions
Tell Your Story
How did you witness history on September 11, 2001? What do you most remember, and how has it affected your life?
Help the Smithsonian document this historic event by sharing your September 11 experience.
Your story will be permanently archived in the September 11 Digital Archive, a project of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the American Social History Project at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Clicking the links below will open the September 11 Digital Archive website, which is not administered by the Smithsonian Institution. The site contains unedited first-person accounts of the events of September 11 and other personal reflections.
Some material may not be suitable for children.
World Trade Center survivor