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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001
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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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We were surprised by our incredible visit to the Newseum which offered a lot for the adults and older kids in our group, and just enough for the younger child to keep her... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were surprised by our incredible visit to the Newseum which offered a lot for the adults and older kids in our group, and just enough for the younger child to keep her attention. I would love to come to Newseum and spend the whole day. With a limited time frame, it is slightly overwhelming, but worth every minute. Don't... More 

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San Jose, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite museums in DC. Your ticket is good for two days, which is nice because there is a lot to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum was better than expected - so glad we did this. Do not miss the photo exhibit- filled with powerful, moving images. Only wish we had more time - there is so much to see here. Worth the admission cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

in todays's reality and with the press on the spot the Newseum gives you the chance to understand this courageous profession. Don't miss the 9/11 and the Pullitzer Pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most amazing museums that I have been to! It had a great combination of history, current issues and interactive experiences. Definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a group of students to the Newseum. I love the fact that you can read newspapers from across the US right outside its doors. This is one museum that you have to pay for but our students loved the venue and wanted to go back. They had an exhibit from the East and West Germany wall and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For sure one of the best museums in the mall area. The only one which is paid but for sure impossible to not visit it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a wonderful place to go. We spent 4 hours seeing history through the eyes of media and the evolution of the media field. Well worth every minute.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best museums I've been to in a long time. The FBI exhibit was really cool as well as the Pulitzer exhibit. A must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whilst most of the museums in DC are free - this has a fee. But it is worth every penny. I'd highly recommend going. Tickets are valid for two days so go early on the first day you arrive. It was $26.30 for one adult. Outside the museum they display that days front news pages from countries around the world.... More 

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