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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best...

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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Great museum

Interactive, comprehensive. Excellent setup. We loved it. We spent about 2 1/2 hours there and could have explored further. Highly recommend.

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Houston, TX
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interactive, comprehensive. Excellent setup. We loved it. We spent about 2 1/2 hours there and could have explored further. Highly recommend.

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Truro, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were initially reluctant to visit because it's not a Smithsonian and therefore not free entry. However, your entry ticket gives you re-entry on the following day, so if you go there in the afternoon like we did then there's no problem fitting everything in. This museum takes at least 6 hours to visit fully. It has exhibits on freedom... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is so much to see and appreciate in this museum. Old newspaper. Newspapers from around the world. 911 exhibit

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous museum with a vast collection of exhibits. Really enjoyed our four hours here and could happily have spent longer if it hadn't got to closing time! Particularly lucky that (what I think in May 2017 are) the temporary exhibits are excellent at the moment, in particular the FBI exhibit, the Pulitzer prize gallery and the music & media part.... More 

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North Baltimore
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Especially in this day and age we must protect the freedom of speech. This place educates everyone e on the importance of the journalism and the impact it has on our lives.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Newseum is a super cool museum, very interactive. There is a lot to see, I could have been there for a whole day. I really enjoyed the "NEWS CORPORATION NEWS HISTORY" gallery and the Pullizer prize photographs gallery.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We (2 adults) were there for more than 3 hours and only just left the lowest level. We still have about 6 (??) levels more to go. It was FASCINATING. Well presented, stunning collection of things you kind of remember, or never knew the whole story of, really well done. If you like reading, or getting details, or getting more... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It takes a lot of confidence to decide to charge entry for a museum in a place which is chock-a-block with free world class Smithsonians of all varities imaginable. But alas, I must say it is worth every cent! Some of the best exhibits were in the Pulitzer room going behind the emotional stories of each of the award winning... More 

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Denver, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I could spend days here and I'm not even a news junkie. There is so much here to see that is relevant to our current, daily lives - and an overall lesson of how much we depend on the news and how it can manipulate us. Plus, you can have fun while you're at it! Go, see, and learn!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pricey but I do love it. I wish it were free like the others in dc but this really is a fascinating museum. I go at Least three times per the year.

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