Operating Hours & Seasons
Currently under Winter Hours of operation
Open: 9 a.m.
Last entry: 4:30 p.m. - Gates close for entry
Close 5 p.m.
Winter hours began Monday, October 13, 2014 - Columbus Day
Open: 9 a.m.
Open daily including holidays unless noted below.
Thanksgiving Day: This year the memorial will be open.
Fall-Winter Generally, cooler weather starts in September with warm days and cool nights. The first snowfall of the season occurs by mid-October and extends through late March to mid-April. Throughout most of the winter, the daytime temperatures range in the mid-20s to 30s, with periodic warming in the 40s and 50s. It is often windy and wind chill is a major factor. Be prepared for adverse winter conditions: wind, snow, and ice. The average annual snowfall is approximately 80 inches for Somerset County.
Spring-Summer May is more predictable for warmer weather with daytime temperatures in the 60s and 70s. July and August are seasonably warm for the area with high humidity and temperatures in the high 80s or 90s.
Did You Know?
In past September 11 ceremonies, first responders, community leaders and recovery workers have participated by ringing the "Bells of Remembrance." The bells ring during the time of the crash, 10:03 AM, while the names of Flight 93 crew and passengers are read aloud.