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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 29 October 2015

While the Newseum offers six floors of exhibits, some of it becomes redundant in its emphasis. But if visitors do some of the hands-on stuff, it would help them to better understand how decisions are made and why. And most importantly is that sometimes there...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

There are so many great and free places to visit in DC, the tendency may be to avoid an attraction that charges admission. The Newseum is not the case. It is well worth the admission price.

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Learned a lot. The displays the of Berlin wall and radio tower from 9-11's twin towers made the biggest impact on me. Be prepared to get choked up at least once in here. The 9-11 video was one that really got me. the unibomber's cabin...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The Newseum is a winner, from the expanse of front pages of today's newspapers from across the country and around the world on Pennsylvania Avenue, to the Source, Wolfgang Puck's fine dining Asian fusion restaurant, to the extraordinarily beautiful building, to the exhibits themselves. Yes,...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I was at the Newseum for a Washington Post event. I didn't get to see a lot of the museum, but it is gorgeous and I plan to go back to spend more time there.

Thank SororSalsa
Reviewed 27 October 2015

After teaching Journalism (MS & HS) for many years, this was a focus of our trip. It did not disappoint. We spent hours exploring the history, culture, and impact of the news media. There are loads of interactive activities and videos as well as fascinating...More

Thank Dfayram
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We spent the entire day, we planned on half a day, but we're so engaged that we literally closed the museum.

Thank Karyl A
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This museum is fantastic. There is actually a section of the Berlin Wall for you to experience, as well as the radio tower from the Twin Towers (be sure to have a handkerchief). Your ticket is good for two days and it is not a...More

Thank Lovetraveling199
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The Newseum was our big surprise of our visit to Washington. In a city full of Museums, this one will stick with you as long as you are into current events, history, politics and social change. This visit walked us through how journalists did change...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great review of history from the perspective of current events. Some folks complain about the price but this museum is not part of the Smithsonian so it does not receive some tax dollars to help support it. I think it is well worth the price....More

Thank Chloe B
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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