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“Favourite Part of Washington!”
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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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Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Favourite Part of Washington!”
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I absolutely loved it! This was absolutely absolutely amazing, Im actually going back next May to take my boyfriend because its one of those places I have to show him. I have never been so moved and taken back in a museum, but this was done so incredibly well!

Its a must see!

Visited October 2013
Thank KatieBlair5
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Des Plaines, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“So much better than we expected”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We really didn't know what to expect when we bought tickets for this "newseum". It was really interesting. From the Unabombers actual cabin to the Berlin Wall, it was amazing. The 9/11 film made us all cry, but it was something worth seeing. This is worth the money.

Visited August 2014
Thank Nancy B
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Bethesda, Maryland
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385 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Comprehensive Media Museum.”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is an interesting museum concerned with the history of the media. It has a great location and a good place to take pictures with the Capitol in the background of the 4th floor deck. It requires a lot of reading so it takes time. It has some interesting revolving exhibits. It has a steep admission price so I would hit all of the many free sites in DC before getting to this one.

Visited August 2014
Thank laser20814
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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“You need at least two day here”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

There is so much to see and so much to observe. There are a few interactive sections, one where you are a reporter and make a presentation on screen using a teleprompter. These videos are uploaded to youtube for viewing (although not all of ours made it on the site). The only disappointing part was the "tour" of the large studio. The guide seemed new and didn't really tell us anything but that only was 10 minutes of the 5 hours we spend there.

Visited August 2014
Thank Jennifer W
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Westmont, Illinois
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“Always worth it!”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

You will enjoy the breadth of exhibit content and the interactive experience as well. Always worth it to check out the Newseum.

Visited August 2014
Thank James C
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