Go inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Published: May 15 2014 08:55:48 AM EDT

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum officially opens its doors May 21 and the dedication ceremony takes place today. Take a look inside this tribute to the thousands who died that day.

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After more than a decade marked by deep grief, partisan rancor, war, financial boondoggles and inundation from Hurricane Sandy, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at ground zero is finally opening ceremonially on Thursday. Take a look inside this tribute to the thousands who died on Sept. 11, 2001:

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