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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 8 February 2016

Another attraction that needs more than a few hours. Open, airy and plenty to keep ones interest....

Thank recycled-rockandroll
Reviewed 8 February 2016

As a former news director, I found the Newseum to be on-target, showing people what goes into news production and showing some of the subtleties and complexities of journalistic ethics. Even if you don't pay to enter the museum, one of its best parts is...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This museum has news from all over the world. The exhibits are fantastic. They had Tim Russets office exactly how he left it, the lunch counter from North Carolina during segregation when the Students from A n T college were denied service. So many awesome...More

Thank Cassie349
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A truly wonderful museum devoted to the news in every aspect. Very informative videos on a wide variety of subject, and displays of newsworthy events covering a very broad time span. Great for students and history buffs of all ages.

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Relatively new museum. Was surprised how interesting unique it was. Had a number of exhibits on the major stories over the last 100+ years. Also had several exhibits for children.

Thank 53BobH
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We were told my our Segway tour guide that the Newseum was among the top 5 places to go in DC, boy was he correct. We were so surprised on what we found. The museum is really well done. You get such a appreciation of...More

1  Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Lots to see and learn. Great presentation and interactive displays but most importantly, how the first amendment lives and the people that uphold it everyday... A place for the younger generation to appreciate the freedoms they have here... Recommended visit... Plan at least a few...More

2  Thank Darren C
Laura C, Public Relations Manager at Newseum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2016

Thanks for sharing your positive feedback about your Newseum visit. We’re also delighted you shared your photos of our Cox Enterprises First Amendment Gallery, which traces the five freedoms from their origins through contemporary issues. Interactive lessons and resources for learning more about the First...More

Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a must do in Washington. This is an incredible museum not only seeing history in the newspapers but being able to make your own news clip, the 9-11 is so moving. Five floors of news and history of the news it is amazing....More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

It was as good as we had heard! Plan to spend a full day there. It is such a great way to look at our history, through photographs, videos and news broad casts! Many areas that encourage participation. Loved making a news broadcast and having...More

1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 4 February 2016

There were many unexpected things-- although reasonable, with more thought: Berlin wall parts; more than just pictures of 9/11 .....well, just some things I hadn't anticipated in a "news" museum. The 2 day pass is excellent. The museum is not so huge as to be...More

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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