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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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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 888-639-7386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like a bit of world event history this is brilliant. Lots of film and tv to watch and things to do , listen and read. Not stuffy . Well laid out and easy to move around. Very varied content

Thank thedarchman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The entrance to the museum with the daily world newspapers headlines peaks your interest upon arrival. Started from the ground floor with the Berlin Wall exhibit and lunch at the Wolfgang cafeteria. Every floor is engaging and intriguing because all ages can reflect upon the...More

Thank ofdevils
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of my favorite (albeit paid) attractions in DC. Worth every penny. Start in the basement - you'll see parts of the Berlin Wall. You'll view snippets from news coverage. Loved the headline room - you could spend 2 hours just in this room reviewing...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed yesterday

We visited her with our family and we all loved it! Our 10 and 9 year-old grandsons really enjoyed the live broadcasting. Every exhibit was great! We just didn't have enough time. The cafe was also great and very reasonable. This is a must-see.

Thank sascanlan
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent exhibitions on the history of journalism. See a piece of the Berlin Wall. Re-live the major events of recent decades. Great rooftop terrace with views of the US Capitol building. Well worth the entrance fee.

Thank ac_mcg
Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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 2 days ago 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 3 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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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