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Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
+1 888-639-7386
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
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+1 888-639-7386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The sleek, modern building promises much. Maybe, one's expectations had been set too high? It is good but not great. This is because it is trying too hard to be politically correct. It lacks a clear point of view. And this ought to be achievable...More

Thank David G
Reviewed yesterday

This museum is fantastic and huge! Although you have to pay, the pass is good for two days. Some people share the pass and split the costs. They have some really interesting exhibits such as the Unabomber cabin and old newspapers. I would argue that...More

Thank neeko215
Reviewed yesterday

This place was really interesting and fun. The things that they have on display were awesome: newspapers from practically every era and year since I-don't-know-when, a watch tower from Berlin wall, a piece of one of the World Trade Center buildings, an interactive news broadcast...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Going with my adult children gave me a different perspective of the exhibits. Everyone has a different insight into history and our perception. I found the newseum to offer a fairly unbiased look at history as it happened through the news of its time. I...More

Thank mggshot
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excellent museum with a high level of interactivity. It is close to the National Mall. Unlike Smithsonian museums you have to pay to get in: the entry fee is around $27 dollars (inc tax) for an adult. On the plus side the...More

Thank fiesta10uk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the 1st floor display of the Berlin Wall to the and Pulitzer Prize photography gallery, to the haunting voices from 9/11 this museum transports you to view key events throughout the world as seen via media. The FBI fighting crime section, news articles from...More

Thank Shane n
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On my visit to Washington DC for the weekend, my friend suggested we go to the Newseum. Originally I was sceptical given the description as a museum dedicated to news. However, I found it most enjoyable and interesting. Especially, the Berlin Wall, FBI and Pulitzer...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We bought our tickets and enjoyed an afternoon exploring this delightful museum. We liked it so much we came back on the second day - the ticket is good for TWO days. Please take advantage of this important venue to learn about the media and...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the most informative, creative, innovative museum devoted to our world and well worth a visit. I would make this #1 on your visit to DC. If you have traveled the world you will be amazed and if you have not yet or not...More

1  Thank Magictravelnow
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually am a reporter, and this was one of my favorite places we visited! The 9-11 area was especially interesting. They had artifacts and an amazing timeline that gave a detailed account of that awful day. The most compelling area of the exhibit for...More

1  Thank belle438
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Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
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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
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