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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
+1 888-639-7386
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Admission to Washington DC Newseum
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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 3 days ago via mobile

The two of us really enjoyed visiting this highly interesting museum. We preorderd tickets online through their website, so access was easy and quick. The exhibition on all Pulitzer Price pictures since 1945 was awesome, we could have spent more than 2 hours in this...More

Thank Kathi W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Newseum is one of the best places to visit in D. C. Even if you're not a media buff or are unsure of what's "fake news", you're certain to learn something new and view different perspectives on current and past events. A few items of...More

Thank MRO_13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here for the first time and we'll be back! It was fascinating, entertaining and heartbreaking! So many interesting exhibits on every floor. We started downstairs with a brief film which described each floor. We then saw the FBI exhibit. Next was up to the...More

Thank JerseymamaOcean
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited early on a Sunday morning and although there was a queue it went quite quickly. There is a very good exhibit about terroisim which is worth a look as well as a visit to the top floor where there is an outside balcony...More

Thank Duncan D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought it would be about making news, but is all about all the news stories of the past couple of centuries. Amazing detail. This museum is huge and one of the best museums we have ever been to. We would have spent another day...More

Thank rileyLondon_ON
Reviewed 5 days ago

Children would not like this place. Educated adults should. Since there is an admission cost, this is less crowded than the free museums...still, you want to go when it is really not crowded so you can read all the accompanying info. Great stuff on pulitzer...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 5 days ago

EXCELLENT spot to learn all about our 1st Ammendment Rights and how having those rights has effected the shape of our Country. Great for Kids and Adults! Lots of digital and interactive displays, something for everyone in your family/group. The exhibits incorporate old technology of...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came to the museum with our kids, ages 11 and 13, and everybody really enjoyed it. The exhibits were up to date with Trump's firing of Comey even being included in the FBI exhibit. There were many interactive items, videos, and small movie theaters...More

Thank Amber B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We bought an annual pass, because it is worth it. We saw the R&R HOF exhibit again--still ultra cool. The new 1st amendment exhibit--no fake news! The revised VR exhibit featuring the Berlin Wall. Watch a few movie shorts. Looking forward to return of Camelot...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The only drawback to this Museum is the high admission price. That said it is not crowded at all compared to the free D.C. Museums. The presentation of the Berlin Wall is the best I've seen to demonstrate a free and oppressive society. The FBI...More

Thank Jackie K
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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