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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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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

Many of the exhibits were quite interesting, but didn't blow us away. Good way to spend the afternoon. Best exhibit was the Berlin Wall artifacts. Lovely, modern space makes it a nice reprieve from more crowded venues.

Thank HAV847
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While on a trip to D.C. With three sons, the first visit was to the new Neweum. What an amazing contribution to both our nations capital and to visitors looking to review our nations history through the news medium. The viewing of the front page...More

Thank Harvey N
Reviewed yesterday

After spending the prior day being shoved through the Holocaust Museum, only to see reproductions of a few items, we loved the Newseum. They have items on exhibit that are current and interesting for any age. The music section of the museum on the top...More

Thank bliming
Reviewed yesterday

This was my second time there, and I really enjoyed it. We enjoyed the video showing how musical artists became involved in political issues to help the needy. We enjoyed doing our own newscasts, although the sound needs improvement. We tried the VR, but either...More

Thank 370arlened
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was surprised to find that I enjoyed this Museum the best out of the six museums we visited on our recent stay. Crowds were not as bad here as the museums on the Mall. Had two 11 yr olds with us. I was worried...More

Thank Selena B
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed the Newseum. The Pulitzer Photos were amazing but sad. The entire museum was enjoyable and we learned so much.

Thank WoflpackFan
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has some very interesting exhibits. My favorites were the 9/11 exhibit, Berlin wall and the cabin of the Unibomber. The tickets were a little expensive in a city where most museums are free. The tickets are good for 2 days and if you...More

Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience, although the price of admission is kind of steep. It's $25, but that offers a two-day pass, so if you use if both days, it's worth it. The Newseum offers a wonderful walk through the past for older folks and a great history...More

Thank leezee63
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good museum with informative & interesting exhibits. The layout of the museum could be a little confusing. The ticket was good for 2 consecutive days but I could not see needing the second day. Berlin wall, terrorism exhibit & old newspapers were the highlights.

Thank Tina-Ann R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is fabulous! While a bit pricey (about $25), every other museum in DC is pretty much free, so it is worth it. There is also a 10% discount for student and military so keep that in mind and bring your ID! There were...More

Thank rachel0217
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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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