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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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Excellent museum. It is very very interesting and informative. Architecture of The building is very nice. Could spend days here! Had a very enjoyable time there!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent museum. It is very very interesting and informative. Architecture of The building is very nice. Could spend days here! Had a very enjoyable time there!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was not sure what to expect, but many people had recommended this museum to me. It was fascinating. Lots of interesting artifacts and you learn a lot about journalism and history. The view from the top floor is the best in DC! (there is a nice outside patio on the top floor)

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

...and we've been to a lot. Around the world. Not saying that to brag, but to put into perspective how fantastic this museum was. Took us HOURS to get through, and I'm sure we missed some things. From the Berlin Wall exhibit to the room of newspapers through the centuries highlighting news stories, to the FBI exhibit, to the 9/11... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With your tickets you can go back the next day and we probably would have had we not been moving on. Given the amount of free museums in dc they really had to pull it out of the bag and we were not disappointed. The old newspaper pages were so interesting. Boys aged 12 and 9 loved it too and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have followed the Newseum since its opening so it was a must-see for our trip. It did not disappoint! This collection is not just about newspapers, magazines and broadcast journalism. Our visit included a special exhibit on Rock, Power and Politics, and along with a great video about how artists use the media to raise awareness on issues (think:... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a most entertaining and informative exhibit. Be sure to leave plenty of time to visit here - as you will not want to miss any of the exhibits. We have been multiple times on our visits to DC.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful way to encapsulate the history of America! There is no way to see it all in one visit - but between graphics, videos, printed commentary and memorabilia, this is one of the finest museums in the country.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These days it seems no one knows who to trust (fake news and all). A visit to the Newseum is a great reminder of the role of the free and independent press through a historical view from the perspective of the news industry. This place is more commercial than the Smithsonian museums, a little pricey to visit, and very well... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum may have suffered from too much hype. It was very good, but considering the cost not any better than the nearby Smithsonian museums. Go if you have already gotten your fill of the free ones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the highlight of our trip to DC. There is so much here that I wouldn't even know where to begin. If you love news, media, history, freedom, music, technology, or feel strongly about free expression, you'll be in heaven. The tour guide for the on-site studios was great and shared a bunch of juicy history with us. We will... More 

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