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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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History at your fingertips

If you enjoy your morning paper you will thoroughly enjoy the Newseum. See the cover stories from 300 historic front pages going back to the start of our nation right up to the... read more

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Beverly hills, fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you enjoy your morning paper you will thoroughly enjoy the Newseum. See the cover stories from 300 historic front pages going back to the start of our nation right up to the current day's papers from around the nation and the world. There are six floors to the museum each with many exhibits of what we have witnessed or... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting content. We really enjoyed the FBI section and the Berlin Wall. Deeply touched by the 9/11 exhibit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum was very entertaining. The exhibits were interactive and attention catching. There is a certain amount of corporate sponsorship on display, but I appreciated the exhibits. This isn't part of the Smithsonian, so it does have an entrance fee, but the views of the city from the top floor deck are almost worth it on their own.

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Elbert, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Newseum is well worth the price of admission, and the ticket is good for 2 days. It took hubby and I two days to really appreciate it -- I highly recommend this place. Anyone interested in journalism, reporting, world news and politics will love the Newseum. It would be an excellent place to bring our grandkids and kids. Young... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have never spent four and a half hours in a museum, not even the Louvre. There are so many interesting videos and displays. Unfortunately we could not use the ticket for two days, which is a nice feature. I would not recommend this museum for children under the age of 12. I think they would be very bored. You... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum is my favorite in D.C.! Well worth the admission price and so much political and media history. Wear comfortable shoes and have some coffee before you take it all in! The daily newspapers from all the other states in the front are amazing and free for viewing if you don't want to go in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can spend the whole day here, enjoying all the interactive exhibits, videos and more. The Rock n' Roll exhibit is fun.

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Although ticket allows 2 day admittance I think $26 adult ticket is on pricey side. Alot of great displays multi levels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I first joined to watch Obama's first inauguration and have maintained my membership. The Inside Media events never disappoint. It is also open to the general public.

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Jonathan T, Manager at Newseum, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your ongoing support! Members like you help the Newseum produce world-class programs, like Inside Media, and we're so glad to hear you enjoy them. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We live in DC and my 11 year old loves going back again and again. It is very interactive and she loves being a TV reporter.

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