COVID-19: Stay up to date with our coverage on the coronavirus pandemic. Read more >

Wordtravels

Wordtravels

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

Oklahoma City National Memorial © Nyttend
Oklahoma City National Memorial © Nyttend

On the morning of 19 April 1995, Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people when he bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Where the building once stood stands the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, honouring the victims, survivors, and rescue workers of the Oklahoma City Bombing. The outdoor memorial features symbolic elements including a reflecting pool and a field of empty chairs. It is designed as a haven for those seeking comfort and serenity. The museum chronicles the terrorist attack and aims to teach others about the impact and senselessness of violence.

Website: www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org