Frequently Asked Questions

Planning your visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial causes many questions to arise during trip planning. We have attempted to answer some of the more frequently asked questions here.

What will I see when I visit Flight 93 National Memorial?
On September 10, 2011, the first features of the new permanent Flight 93 National Memorial were dedicated and opened to the public. The features currently open for visitation include the Memorial Plaza at the crash site, the Approach Road, Ring Road, and new entrance on US Route 30.

Work continues to complete other features and so the memorial still has active construction areas.

NPS Rangers and volunteer Ambassadors staff the site daily to answer visitors' questions, provide driving directions, and simply provide a human point of contact for the thousands of visitors who come to the site each week.

Is there a fee for visiting Flight 93 National Memorial?
No. No fees are charged at Flight 93 National Memorial.

During what hours can I visit Flight 93 National Memorial?
The memorial is currently in Summer hours of operation

Visitor Center
Open: 9 am
Close: 5 pm

Open 7 days a week except:
New Year's Day
Thanksgiving day
Christmas Day


Can I get my National Park Service passport stamped at Flight 93 National Memorial?

Can motorcoach groups and school groups visit Flight 93 National Memorial?
Yes. Motorcoaches and school groups are welcome. Please make reservations for group visits.

What facilities will I find at Flight 93 National Memorial?
The only public toilets in the memorial are located at the Memorial Plaza. There is no food service or drinking water, nor any areas for camping, hiking, or recreation.

What happens to the tributes left by visitors at the Memorial?
Items left at the memorial are being cared for by the National Park Service. Items that need to be removed from the weather are cleaned, catalogued, and stored. The Flight 93 National Memorial Tribute Collection already numbers over 60,000 objects.

Can I bring my pet to Flight 93 National Memorial?
Pets are not permitted at the Memorial Plaza,with the exception of service animals. Pets are permitted in the parking area but must be on a leash no longer than 6 ft in length.

Click here for FAQs concerning the story of Flight 93, construction, and the design of the memorial.

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Shanksville, PA 15560


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