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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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I love this museum! It is one of my favorites. Some of the highlights include: a section of the Berlin Wall, the unabomber's cabin, part of the twin towers, and so much more... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this museum! It is one of my favorites. Some of the highlights include: a section of the Berlin Wall, the unabomber's cabin, part of the twin towers, and so much more! Truly fascinating! Totally worth the time! Also has great employees that helped us to get in before a GIANT tour group.

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a relatively new museum that informs you very precisely and through many avenues about the importance of the Free Press in American Society. I was very impressed with the way the exhibits engaged me in understanding the vitality and importance of this constitutional amendment. I think this museum is especially important in this day and time in our... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just returned to the Washington D.C. area for the first time in over 40 years. A close friend recommended the Newseum and suggested that I pay particular attention to the Pulitizer Prize Photography exhibit, which I did. That alone would be worth the trip to this incredible Museum. This is a very intense experience, because of the nature of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The most incredible space dedicated to the 5 freedoms of the First Amendment. Art, photography, music, print media and historic event tributes- very well done and perfectly presented. You should not miss this compared to other sites that don't explain these events and how they came to be.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While I planned to spend most of one day here, I was glad the ticket included admission for the next day. More to look at than we could do in one day.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum features the way news is and has been reported, including radio and most certainly television. It's many interactive and visual exhibits are a history of modern times as well as how the times were reported. One exhibit displays Pulitzer Prize winning photographs, another news coverage of JFK's funeral. We found it fascinating, informative and most worthwhile.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my favorite museum in DC. I had been previously 5 years ago with my 16 year old son and returned with my husband and other two sons (ages 14 and 23). Everyone liked the museum, but probably not as much as me since I'm a news junkie and still read the printed paper (WSJ and Houston Chronicle). If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took along time to get thru the museum, so much to see. We loved it, I would not recommend it for kids under 10, they could get bored quickly. There is an admission fee, it is cheaper if you book the tickets online. We had planned to do 3 museums but this place took at least 4 hours to get... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to spend the afternoon inside as the weather was cold and windy. The Newseum was our venue of choice. Excellent displays. Lots of interactive exhibits. The Berlin Wall, including an actual tower, were pretty impressive. We spent a little over 4 hours and could have spent even more time if we had watched all the videos and film... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the news and loved this muesum even more. Awesome staff that were willing to help in any way. The exhibits were out of this world. Could have stayed here for hours reviewing all the neat things.

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