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Newseum
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US$ 24.27*
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Admission to Washington DC Newseum
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Helena, MT
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Don't miss it”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Since I work in the news business, I was predisposed to like the Newseum. That said, it's a fabulous museum for anyone who cares about history, the First Amendment, the news, politics, great photography, etc. You could easily spend the day here, or a few hours over two days, since the ticket is for two days. Somewhat pricey, but worth it.

Visited March 2012
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Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very interactive”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

You might balk at paying for admission to a museum in DC, but your ticket is good for 2 days at the Newseum and you'll need it to truly take in all the exhibits, movies, and interactive displays. It's very informative and entertaining.

Visited April 2012
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Prince George's County, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“One day does no justice”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I had an opportunity to visit during one of the free days and I can only say a one day visit does no justice to visiting this museum. There is so much interesting factors about the changes in the way news is presented. The exhibits are interactive as well. Try to avoid high tourist days, like free ones, as they are very crowded and its hard to read materials and interact with the exhibits.

Visited May 2011
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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“We spent 6 hours and didn't see it all!”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

We truly enjoyed this museum and felt it was definitely worth the price! Touching the Berlin Wall, experiencing the 9/11 exhibit and walking through our history by the Headlines of the day was really great. The kids also appreciated the hands on and interactive exhibits.

Visited April 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Moving experience”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

It is a memorable museum experience. I had never been, and it was worth the wait! The photographs, movies, and other artifacts were amazing, and it is great for all ages.

Visited January 2012
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