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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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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

This is a new museum about the news in papers and media. Great history. Lots of topics, reading, videos, historical items, standing and hands on. Great exhibits if the FBI, newspapers through history, women in the media and the influence of music on our history....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Journalism through the years in a huge assortment of artifacts back to 1490s. Photos, videos, newspapers, magazines, music! Very interesting for everyone. The 9/11 exhibits brought me to tears. Must go!

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That is a headline from a newspaper that is immortalized on a tile in the men's room. This six story wonder takes you on a journey through the history of journalism. The displays are awesome throughout. No expense spared. Many of the displays focus on...More

Thank tsc1947
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Newseum is the best museum about media and journalism. You can see there the historical process since Guttemberg until today. Some facts, like 11/9, Kennedy's death, historical photographs and other, are present in impressive details. We need do pay attention in the modern architecture of...More

Thank HelvioFalleiros
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to see, learn and enjoy! My favorite exhibits were the Berlin Wall Gallery, Today’s Front Pages, the 911 Exhibit, the Rock, Power and Politics exhibit with Lady Gaga’s meat dress, the 6th floor outdoor Terrace for photo ops of the Capitol,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really interesting and much less crowded than other museums (probably because it is not free), but, to our family, well worthwhile.

Thank stephenmO439CG
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my grandchildren yesterday and spent almost four hours meandering through this remarkable experience. Very well laid out with highly educational exhibits that also entertain any age. Amazing photo op on top floor with Capitol in the background!

Thank mfconnell
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had an incredible time at this museum. There are so many wonderful exhibits that are impossible to see in one day. The cafe in the building has great food that I would highly recommend you try. Go see this museum!

Thank stephp1508
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

With all the places to go in our nation's Capitol, this is the best! The entire building has exhibits focused on the First Amendment to the Constitution. Fantastic and timely.

Thank zrib
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really interesting place, well-done , with interesting exhibits and ongoing events. Look it up in advance so you can see what they have going on.

Thank Jennifer T
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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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