• Wall of Names, part of the Memorial Plaza at the crash site

    Flight 93

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

September 11 Observance - General Information

No tickets required.
No admission fee.

An Outdoor Venue

  • Events will be open to the public.
  • The memorial service will be held rain or shine.
  • Public viewing areas for the memorial service will be in a grass field.
  • No seating will be provided, however visitors may bring chairs. Chairs must be removed from bags.
  • Unbrellas will be allowed.

Extended Hours of Operation

As part of the September 11 Observance the memorial will have extended hours of operation as follows:

Tuesday September 10
Open 9:00 am - Last entry 9 pm - Park closes 9:30 pm

Wednesday September 11
Open 7:00 am - Last Entry 6:30 pm - Park closes 7 pm

Arrival and Parking

  • Arrive via the entrance on US Route 30.
  • Signs will direct visitors to parking areas.
  • Parking will be in satellite parking areas.
  • Shuttles will run from the parking areas to the Memorial Plaza.

Download a map of the parking lot locations


  • The memorial is an outdoor location and walking will be involved with a visit.
  • Accessible buses will be able to accommodate wheelchairs.
  • Limited handicap parking is located in the main parking lot.
  • The Memorial Plaza walkway is paved, flat, even, and lined with benches.
  • During the memorial service, the public area is grass field and will be accessed by walking across grass fields.


  • Public viewing areas will be in open fields which may be wet.
  • Events are rain or shine.
  • Please dress for the weather.
  • Visitors may bring chair, but they must be removed from bag

Schedule of Events


Memorial Plaza at the crash site

  • Observance service on Tuesday, September 11 - 9:45 start time
  • Plan to arrive early - gate opens at 8 am.
  • Special Performances - Tuesday
  • Special Interpretive programs - Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
  • New interpretive panels concerning the Visitor Center Complex


  • Small tributes maybe left in the niches along the Memorial Plaza wall and at the Wall of Names.
  • Large tributes will not be permitted.
  • A wreath laying must be arranged in advance - more

Directions and maps

Did You Know?

Memorial Plaza

The Memorial Plaza at the crash site is now open to the public. Work continues on other elements of the memorial. More...