9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center
CONCEPTUAL RENDERINGS VIDEO
Conceptual Renderings - Static Images and Descriptions
Visitors are welcomed by a spacious entry that offers clear views through the soaring glass walls to the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, just a few hundred feet beyond. This open, light space encourages people to look upwards and outwards, and to remember how the attack occurred. Victims are respectfully memorialized with light features on the wall to remind visitors of the 184 individual lives lost.
9/11 Heroes Hall, just up the stairs from the entry, offers and expansive view of the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial and downtown Washington, DC. This space allows visitors to reflect as part of a group or quietly while overlooking the site.
Spectacular views of the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial and Washington, DC skyline make the 9/11 Heroes Hall a memorable venue for special events and ceremonies.
This area is designed to encourage interactivity that enhances the educational experience for students, while providing access to lesson plans and activities for teachers. In addition to opportunities for instruction by educators, digital displays as students to share their thoughts and experiences with future visitors, while open seating areas encourage frank discussions of thoughts and feelings.
The 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center auditorium offers a unique place for academics, government officials, and subject matter experts to present educational events and host panel discussions on a wide range of topics. The view from the open wall of windows shows Arlington National Cemetery and the Air Force Memorial, which serve as potent reminders of the triumph and price of our nation’s freedom.