A look inside the September 11 museum

There have been delays due to funding disputes, and Hurricane Sandy flooded the space with millions of gallons of water. But gradually, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is taking shape. And this Wall Street Journal article details some of the dramatic and emotional exhibits that museum goers will find: A ramp made of dark wenge wood will carry visitors down between two huge rectangular volumes that hold the memorial pools in the footprints of the twin towers. On the surface of these volumes is a shimmering, textured aluminum intended to serve as an echo of the aluminum-clad towers.   On this path, visitors pass through the first exhibits: voices of people around the world recalling where they were on Sept. 11, 2001; and images of missing posters projected on a wall. Here, they also encounter vistas overlooking immense spaces that evoke the scale of the towers. On a wall that separates the museum from an area where unidentified remains will be interred, a...(Read Full Post)