Frequently Asked Questions

Planning a visit to 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?
Flight 93 National Memorial is an expansive landscape memorial that is comprised of many features. The Visitor Center provides an indoor exhibit on the Flight 93 story. Visitors can walk the flight path at the Visitor Center and again at the Memorial Plaza. A visit to the Memorial Plaza offers an intimate view and walk along the crash site and debris field. The names of the 40 passengers and crew members are listed on white marble at the Wall of Names. There are two trails open seasonally, the Allée and the Western Overlook Trail, that interconnect the Visitor Center with the Memorial Plaza. 40 Memorial Groves are visible from the Allée and the Ring Road between the Visitor Center and the Memorial Plaza.

NPS Rangers and volunteer Ambassadors staff the site daily to answer visitors' questions, provide driving directions, and 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 grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset. The Visitor Center is open 9 am to 5 pm daily with the exception of New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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

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

What facilities will I find at Flight 93 National Memorial?
Public restrooms are located adjacent to the Learning Center (Visitor Center Complex) and non-flushable toilets are available at the Memorial Plaza. Modest snacks and water is available for purchase at the bookstore located at the Visitor Center. There are no areas for picnics, camping 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 70,000 objects.

Can I bring my pet to Flight 93 National Memorial?
Pets are not permitted inside the Visitor Center and on the Memorial Plaza,with the exception of service animals. Pets are permitted on trails and in the parking areas 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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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 911
Shanksville, PA 15560

Phone:

(814) 893-6322

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