NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The 9/11 Tribute Museum re-opened on Tuesday, in a larger space a few blocks away from the temporary location that opened near the World Trade Center in 2006.
The exhibits at the museum opened with a familiar voice — 1010 WINS anchor Lee Harris speaking over the airwaves on the morning of the attack.READ MORE: New York AG: Trump Organization Misled Banks And Tax Officials
The exhibits delve into what Museum President Lee Ielpi called one of the darkest days in history.
“And that’s 9/11, you’re gonna see the events of 9/11, in artifacts and in videos you’re gonna feel it,” he said.READ MORE: Father Speaks Out After Children Spit On In Antisemitic Incident In Brooklyn: 'For An Adult To Do It To A Child Is Beyond Crazy'
Museum CEO Jennifer Adams told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones that they hope to encourage visitors to get involved back home.
“And hopefully that builds that ripple and plants that seed of service that continues to grow and does great things around the world,” she said.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE NOW: President Biden Press Conference
The new museum is a few blocks south of ground zero.