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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 yesterday

Excellent videos of historical moments around the world and USA. Great for media buffs and easy to get to by foot.

Thank Melodee B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great museum with An added bonus day Truly enjoyed the trip back to the early days and learning more about the impact of the media past and present. Each day the museum gets news papers digitally from across the globe

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Reviewed yesterday

I had high hopes for this place, but it didn't meet my expectations, and I left disappointed. Here's why I feel this way: First of all, I will compliment the decor of this museum. It is very modern and trendy. There are three sections that...More

Thank Mitchell G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Look this way! A history of the finding of the news and how it's is transmitted through various mediums to the reader, listener or watcher. Fairly dry but engaging with propaganda given its due along side of fake news. Camelot, the photo history of the...More

Thank David G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A celebration of print and TV journalism. Good display of Pulitzer Prize-winning photos, though some explanation of the historical context and the stories behind the photos would have enriched the experience. Very moving section on 9/11 which alone was worth the price of admission. The...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to learn about current events!! Six floors of pure fun and news. Great place to come and enjoy a full day. The one place where I cried was at the 9/11 exhibit.

Thank Natalia N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not a person who like a lot of history. This was a good informative museum. It was very amazing to see the evolution in news space and technology used in to deliver it to the world. WTC top and piece was of wall...More

Thank Umesh B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Pulitzer exhibition was a highlight and very moving, and the newspaper front pages going back through history were fascinating too. So much to see and read, we learned so much. Interesting to consider the role of the press around historical events. I'd highly recommend...More

Thank wait57
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's so much to see...can't cover it all in one visit. It'll take several visits just to cover most of the exhibit. I really love the history of news section...but standing for so long was hard. I wish we can get it with the app....More

Thank Pigblossom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beginning with pamphlets from the American Revolution to the head.ine in today’s news, this place shows how the media has informed the public. Six floors of information with an introduction film to explain how to get the most of your visit. Some exhibits are humorous...More

Thank lmardo
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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