We come here to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever. May all who leave here know the impact of violence. May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity.®
To thank military men and women for their service to this country, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum will provide free admission to active duty and retired service men and women with a paid admission to the Memorial Museum on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, 2013. The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday and 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Last admission to the Museum is at 5:00 p.m. daily. The Outdoor Symbolic Memorial is free and open 24 hours per day year round. More »
The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum today honored human rights activists Malala Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, with the 2013 Reflections of Hope Award for their resilient leadership in support of women's right to education.
"Today I have been given the Reflections of Hope Award, and it's an honor for me. It's not only an award. It's hope. It's more courage. It's more strength," said Malala Yousafzai in her first globally telecast remarks since returning to school in March. "I hope that we all will work together, and we all will fight for the rights of girls. And the day will come when all girls can go to school." More »
2013 Reflections of Hope Award Recipient Ziauddin Yousafzai tours the Museum today with Executive Director Kari Watkins. He and his daughter Malala are being honored for their work in promoting education to young girls in Pakistan. Malala was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban in an attempt to try to stop girls from being educated. Yousafzai helped place their nameplate on the perpetual Reflections of Hope Award housed in the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum today. The award is given annually to a person or organization that is teaching hope in the midst of political violence. More »