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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 8 July 2015 via mobile

We loved our time in the Newseum. Great, interactive exhibits and very interesting choices for exhibits. By far the best was the 9/11 coverage... the whole viewing room was in tears at the end. We also enjoyed the FBI most wanted exhibit as well as...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Wanted to visit the Pulitzer photography exhibit that honored our Rocky Mountain News staff. And I am so glad I did. The photo corner is so compelling. Actually the entire Newseum is amazingly well done. Such a tribute to journalism. Can't wait to go back...More

Thank bubblesbubbles
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The Newseum is one of my favorite stops in DC, so much so that after my first visit two years ago I became a member and visit at least once a month usually. Key things to know if you are from out of town: the...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 7 July 2015

If you want to re-live history, this is a really cool way to do it. If you want to feel history, this is the only way without being there. If your really into new and news related items/stuff, this is your mecca. Yes there is...More

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 7 July 2015

very clean, modern museum. high tech interactive. great 9/11 exhibits. look online before you go for tickets, deals. excellent 'cafeteria' with gourmet food.

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great historical view of news with highlights of big stories past and present. We easily spent a lot of time here. The Berlin Wall was amazing! And great food at their cafe

Thank alauchoy
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The entrance ticket is good for two days and you will to wish you had two days to spend here. Among the many special exhibits: 300 historic front pages of newspapers arranged by year; every Pulitzer Prize photo; major events in US history including the...More

Thank RaggedyKathleen
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Exhibits placed you right at "that" moment in time. Excellent illustrations. Awarded Photographs were excellent. Exhibit on Berlin Wall and civil right were great.

Thank diego r
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This was a terrific surprise. We read great reviews but did not expect the museum to hold the attention of our 3 kids as much as it did. Very well done. We ended up spending most of our day here and took a break with...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This place just goes on and on and has meaningful and fascinating information and history. Not to be missed.

Thank April S
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The only foreign language papers that I recall seeing are part of the World Trade Center display, which was fascinating to see the headlines from a round the world on that day. For more in-depth answers, I would suggest, as... More
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Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
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