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“Animated and interesting for all”
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Newseum
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US$24.27*
and up
Admission to Washington DC Newseum
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Center Ossipee, New Hampshire
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Animated and interesting for all”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Actually enjoyed this as much as the Smithsonian museums. Really found the Berlin Wall fascinating. The front pages from newspapers could be an all day adventure for a historian. Front pages even from the 1500's. Was less impressed with the 15 minutes 4D film than other activities. As it was the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination there were several exhibits devoted to the Kennedys. Some beautiful photos were there of the family. All in all well worth spending a few hours or even longer.

Visited November 2013
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Corbin, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“The Pulitzer Prize photographs were best”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I really liked the Pulitzer photograph areas and the FBI exhibit area! But the $21.95 per person compared to the free national museums and attractions make it not as attractive!

Visited November 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Worth spending a whole day!”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

There are 6 levels and I managed to do every level briefly within 2 hours. It's a shame though as there are so many things to see and learn. There are several interactive features too, eg. doing a PTC (piece to camera) on TV

Visited October 2013
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Memories”
Reviewed 30 November 2013

You definitely need two days to go thru all the exhibits. Really enjoyed JFK exhibit. Really enjoyed the time we had there.

Visited November 2013
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“lots to see”
Reviewed 30 November 2013

6 floors covering different news events. Very informative and holds so much history. The Anchorman exhibit though fell short in my opinion.

Visited November 2013
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