The Flight 93 National Memorial is a special place set aside to remember the 40 innocent people who died here during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, hijackers commandeered United Flight 93 and turned it towards Washington D.C. At 10:03 A.M., the plane crashed upside down in this field, killing all 44 people on board.
Congress designated the crash site a National Memorial in 2002.
The Visitor Center Complex includes exhibits, viewpoints, and ranger led activities.
What to See at the Flight 93 National Memorial
Tower of Voices A unique 93 foot tall musical instrument marks the gateway to this living memorial.
Visitor Center Complex Indoor exhibits describe the events of September 11, 2001. Viewing platforms provide an overview of the crash site and living memorial.
Memorial Plaza Adjacent to he crash site, memorial wall and debris field. Parking available.
Impact Site View the hemlock wood ceremonial gate and the sandstone boulder marking the place of impact.
Wall of Names All 40 names inscribed side by side on a memorial wall.
Boulder A 17 ton piece of sandstone marks the impact site of Flight 93.
Debris Field Preserved as sacred ground. Remains of the deceased were left and still rest in this space.
40 Memorial Groves One grove of trees to commemorate each passenger and crew member who died in the crash.
Something Special at the Flight 93 National Memorial
Listen to the recorded conversations of the brave men and women onboard as they experienced the hijacking and faced the last minutes of their lives.
Visiting the Flight 93 National Memorial
6424 Lincoln Highway, Stoystown, PA 15563
Use this specific address for correct GPS orientation to the main entrance.
Hours of Operation:
The Flight 93 National Memorial is generally open 09:00-17:00 daily.
The memorial is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
How to get to the Flight 93 National Memorial:
From the WEST on PA TURNPIKE/SOMERSET: from Exit #110 of the PA Turnpike (Interstate 70/76), follow signs for Rte. 281 north. Take Rte 281 north 1.7 miles to US 219 north. Travel 8.7 miles north on US 219 to the Stoystown/Jennerstown/US 30 exit; turn right on US 30 east. Travel 8.5 miles on US 30 east. Turn right into the park entrance. The entrance will be marked with official National Park Service signs.
From JOHNSTOWN: Take Route 219 South 9.6 miles. Exit onto US 30 East at Stoystown/Jennerstown Exit. Travel 8.5 miles east on the US Rte. 30. Turn right into the park entrance. The entrance will be marked with official National Park Service signs.
From the EAST on PA TURNPIKE (Interstate 70/76): Exit Bedford (#146) – At Turnpike light, turn left. Go to next light, turn left. Take 220 South. Follow 220 South to next exit. Exit US 30 West. Follow US 30 west approximately 25 miles. Turn left into the park entrance. The entrance will be marked with official National Park Service signs.
From the WEST on ROUTE 30/Lincoln Highway: Travel east 8.5 miles past the US 219/US 30 interchange. Turn right into the park entrance. The entrance will be marked with official brown National Park Service signs.
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