The National September 11 Memorial & Museum today recognizes the Museum’s first year of operations that began with a presidential dedication and special visiting days for the 9/11 community. Nearly 2.7 million visitors from all 50 states and more than 150 countries have visited the Museum since its dedicated opening on May 15, 2014. It opened to the public on May 21 after a days-long dedication period for 9/11 family members, first responders, survivors, rescue and recovery workers, lower Manhattan residents and others. U.S. and foreign dignitaries have been among the visitors, including President Barack Obama, former President George Bush, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime

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