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Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
+1 888-639-7386
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Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington, D.C. has to offer. Each of the seven levels in this magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. Whether you have just a few hours or want to spend all day, you'll find something for everyone in the family in the Newseum's 15 theaters and 15 galleries.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed yesterday

Not part of the public spaces so be prepared to pay, but AMAZING collection and look at the role of the press in history. The sheer volume of newspapers archived here and their impact on how world events are covered is impressive. Well worth the...More

Thank ananole
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is as much about history as it is about news. But that is only appropriate given that the two go hand in hand. Displays are well done and informative. There is a$25 admission fee which may serve as a deterrent to many, especially...More

Thank Kent F F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a former photojournalist I didn't really learn much that was new, but it brought back a lot of memories and made me appreciate even more the talent, hard work and sacrifice that the journalists of the world put out so that we can stay...More

Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Some exhibits are geared for 5 yr olds so you can skip those if you want . The newspapers from around are amazing as you can see the headlines around the world for the day & the view at the top of the building is...More

Thank MrMeToo
Reviewed 2 days ago

I grew up with many of the events depicted in this museum, so it was a great place for me. My 17 year old daughter who loves history also enjoyed it. They had an excellent music exhibit, and I loved the newspapers from over the...More

Thank ynpjohn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although most of the museums in DC are free you have to pay here. I thought it was worth it for the different perspective. Some great artifacts (large section of Berlin Wall and tower, historical news documents). Great introduction to topics of discussion about what...More

Thank Dawn L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'll start with the things we ( husband, 24 year old son and I) enjoyed.... 9/11 exhibit was very interesting with the headlines from around the world, video clips and artifacts. The Berlin Wall exhibit was also great! Lots of information! All of us enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Newseum was a very pleasant surprise. The rich history in the news was simply amazing. Allow enough time as this museum is outstanding.

Thank sherryandgarryh
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an especially important time to go to a museum that celebrates the ability of the press to fight for the people, Yes, it costs to go and is not free like the Smithsonian museums, but well worth it. The ticket is good for...More

1  Thank joiedevie214
Reviewed 3 days ago

6th floors, loads to see. Everything through history with many highlights - from Berlin wall, FBI most wanted, 9/11, civil rights, JFK, Nixon - I could go on and on. Loved the photographic exhibit too. Well, worth seeing this museum. If this is not your...More

Thank Chicagoehc
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Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
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Thanks very much for your question. The Inaugural Parade will pass directly in front of the Newseum along Pennsylvania Avenue. On Inauguration Day, the Newseum will host an all-inclusive event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and... More
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