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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
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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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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 888-639-7386
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience at Newseum. Start at the top and work your way down. Something to be learned and reflected upon by everyone. Will return to explore again in the future.

Thank violetsnpansies
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of my main reasons for visiting DC was to visit the Newseum, so it's not surprising that I liked it. What WAS surprising was how overwhelmed I was with it! From my first moments of walking in when it opened, I was completely impressed...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best museums I've ever been to. I was absolutely blown away by each and every exhibit, and I loved the interactive activities. If you're in DC, you MUST visit this extraordinary museum.

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a really nice museum if you are in to contemporary history. We spent three hours walking by our selves and a guided tour and we still didn't see everything we wanted! A lot of cool artefacts for example the shoe bombers shoe, a...More

Thank Une_Petite_Critique
Reviewed 4 days ago

I want to start off by saying that the museum is well-maintained and very interesting overall. However, I feel that the ticket price is quite steep for the things that are on display there, especially comparing to all the other free attractions in DC.

Thank Arco123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum was designed well and easy to follow. My favorite was the 9/11 memorial and the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs. Views of DC were perfect from the 6th floor. Couldn't see it all in one day but would definitely go again. Lunch in the cafeteria...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ok museum but not worth the price of admission. And don't come hungry! We made the classic tourist mistake and ate lunch there. Lunch for the three of us set us back almost $50. No drink refills on that either.

Thank Suzy Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place really is extraordinary. It's constantly being updated and changed updated. The exhibits are ranging and have fantastic artifacts and multimedia features. You can easily spend 3-5 hours here. Great interactive exhibits for kids, spectacular views of Pennsylvania Avenue from the sixth floor, and...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having previously visited all of the Smithsonian museums in DC (and doing so again on this trip) I decided to give the Newseum a try on this trip. It blows the others out of the water. Not only are the exhibits much more contemporary, your...More

Thank marlydanger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the Newseum and really underestimated the amount of time it would take to get through the whole thing. I went in thinking we could make it through in maybe 3-4 hours and we ended up having to come back the next day because...More

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Cindy H
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Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
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Response from Laura C | Property representative |
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