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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best...

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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While I planned to spend most of one day here, I was glad the ticket included admission for the next day. More to look at than we could do in one day.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While I planned to spend most of one day here, I was glad the ticket included admission for the next day. More to look at than we could do in one day.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum features the way news is and has been reported, including radio and most certainly television. It's many interactive and visual exhibits are a history of modern times as well as how the times were reported. One exhibit displays Pulitzer Prize winning photographs, another news coverage of JFK's funeral. We found it fascinating, informative and most worthwhile.

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my favorite museum in DC. I had been previously 5 years ago with my 16 year old son and returned with my husband and other two sons (ages 14 and 23). Everyone liked the museum, but probably not as much as me since I'm a news junkie and still read the printed paper (WSJ and Houston Chronicle). If... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took along time to get thru the museum, so much to see. We loved it, I would not recommend it for kids under 10, they could get bored quickly. There is an admission fee, it is cheaper if you book the tickets online. We had planned to do 3 museums but this place took at least 4 hours to get... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to spend the afternoon inside as the weather was cold and windy. The Newseum was our venue of choice. Excellent displays. Lots of interactive exhibits. The Berlin Wall, including an actual tower, were pretty impressive. We spent a little over 4 hours and could have spent even more time if we had watched all the videos and film... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the news and loved this muesum even more. Awesome staff that were willing to help in any way. The exhibits were out of this world. Could have stayed here for hours reviewing all the neat things.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, there is a cost, but I got 15% off the regular price because I booked via internet. It was so entertaining and lots of news you just don't imagine where we would be without the freedom of speech! It's amazing. The only thing I didn't get to do was to sign-up for the virtual reality on the 1st floor,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the absolute best museum I have ever been too. You see the the complete time line of the evolvement of the the news as well as historic moments in the news. Something for everyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter if you are a news junkie or not, you will find something here to interest you. From old colonial era newspapers thru the door from the Watergate that led to Nixon's resignation, to the antenna from the top of the Trade Center tower, it was fascinating. Touch a piece of the Berlin Wall and watch videos that describe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was on a college trip with some other museum studies students and we visited here just to kind of check it out since it's a little different from the typical "history" museums in the DC area. I was super impressed! Actually, this may have been my favorite museum visit on my trip. The concept is great and has a... More 

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