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Newseum

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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 increase understanding of the importance of a...more
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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 via mobile

great concept, a must do in DC. specially loved the Pulitzer Prize photography and the Berlin Wall exhibits! not the regular experience one associates with an art or history museum! need at least 2.5 hours to cover most of it

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a museum to go to during the recent government shut down, so we ended up at the Newseum. There is lots to see. We loved the Pulitzer Prize photographs, some iconic images that are hard to forget. There is a video...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family really liked this museum. Lots to do and see. Lots to be educated on! The top floor was not complete and the flow a little odd to me, but I would highly recommend. Staff was great and plentiful! Nice that there was a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fhcvdmom
Reviewed 5 days ago

Even though print media is decreasing this is a good place to see how print documented our country. In the past there were very accurate, unbiased descriptions of events and news. Oh the nostalgia for facts--let me decide. The display of daily papers on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Seeing part of the Berlin wall was a highlight. Also, all the cover photos and the stories of them. go

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 542lori
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is appropriate for history lovers. It is perfect for teens who are becoming aware that there is a world outside of their social universe. There are many teaching moments and many experiential ones. The Wolfgang Puck cafeteria is a great break from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elainef363
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I spent several hours here and regretfully left early for another, committed appointment. Located in the heart of DC, it is easily accessible as part of a trip to explore nation's capital. The fee is reasonable and the displays are inspiring and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Ethics to Pulitzers, from history to a literal display of the day's headlines, this museum is an easily accessible (4 hours) point of reference for why the media is important. Of particular interest: the 1st amendment display. Our rights are precious and powerful and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when you go to DC. Having never been to the Newseum we did not budget out time well enough to explore all that was offered. The place has six floors an unbelievable view of the capital on the top floor...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 607robertz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is outstanding. So many interesting exhibits. For anyone interested in the news, in all its different forms, this is the place. We spent much longer there than we had intended as it was so good.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Queensgirl55
February 5, 2019|
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Response from Dimcs | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It has elevators and all floors are accessible. I'm not sure if there's a wheelchair to rent.
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Chris K is correct about the general proximity of the Monaco and Hotel Harrington, but the Monaco usually isn’t modestly priced because it’s definitely more upscale and the Harrington is modestly priced because it’s not... More
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The only foreign language papers that I recall seeing are part of the World Trade Center display, which was fascinating to see the headlines from a round the world on that day. For more in-depth answers, I would suggest, as... More
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