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.®

Currently at the Memorial & Museum

Learn About the Memorial and Museum

Learn about the history of the Memorial and Museum. From the creation of the Memorial Task Force, to the committee that oversaw the development of the Mission Statement, our history is filled with the cooperative spirit seen from just after the bombing to today. Watch the video and follow the link below to learn about the creation of this historic site. More »

Changing Seasons at the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial

The Oklahoma City National Memorial is a place of comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity - especially this time of year. The symbols of the changing season are more evident than ever in the Rescuers' Orchard of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial. This fall, visit the Memorial Museum and the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial to experience the story, and marvel at its beauty. More »

<i>2014 Student Essay Contest</i>

2014 Student Essay Contest

Now in its 14th year, the Memorial's Essay Contest allows students the opportunity to share their views on important topics while engaging them in the lessons of the Memorial. The 2014 Student Essay Contest uses a political cartoon and text passages to highlight the responsibility of the government to keep us secure in the context of our personal freedoms. More »