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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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Extra! Extra! Newseum is No Fake Attraction.

There is so much to see here that you could easily spend the entire day. Before you spend a single penny on admission, peruse headlines of newspapers from all 50 states and... read more

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much to see here that you could easily spend the entire day. Before you spend a single penny on admission, peruse headlines of newspapers from all 50 states and around the world. It makes for some fascinating reading as you quickly see that what makes front page news in New York is quite different than the front... More 

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toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

purchased a ticket ahead of time, this place is amazing, for really any age, but mainly for anyone who loves to engage in current events, history of past events, media related anything, it had everything you wanted to know about, from newspapers dated back to the 1800's, real artifacts of 9/11, Berlin wall, notorious terrorists, headlines around the world, the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I just happened upon this while we were on the Red Bus tour in DC. We jumped off to check it out. It was $24.95/ea and we weren't sure we wanted to commit in a place where there are so many museums that are free. We were intrigued as we walked outside and saw the front page... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I go to the Newseum at least once a year. It is so important to see how journalists and newspapers have impacted and chronicled our history. It is well worth the visit and the entry price!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Newseum had some amazing exhibits such as the FBI exhibit and the Berlin wall. It also included some incredible photography as well as an interactive section for kids. It's a great way to explore some of the major stories that have shaped our world. I could have spent more time there. I'm looking forward to visiting again before too... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every year we take our students and families to the Newseum, which averages about 250ppl. This place is awesome! Even with such a large crowd and there are several other large groups it never seems overpopulated. We love several things: 1. Food is amazing and plentiful at the Wolfgang Puck Restaurant. A dinner averages about $14 with a drink. Kids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you enjoy your morning paper you will thoroughly enjoy the Newseum. See the cover stories from 300 historic front pages going back to the start of our nation right up to the current day's papers from around the nation and the world. There are six floors to the museum each with many exhibits of what we have witnessed or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very interesting content. We really enjoyed the FBI section and the Berlin Wall. Deeply touched by the 9/11 exhibit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This museum was very entertaining. The exhibits were interactive and attention catching. There is a certain amount of corporate sponsorship on display, but I appreciated the exhibits. This isn't part of the Smithsonian, so it does have an entrance fee, but the views of the city from the top floor deck are almost worth it on their own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Newseum is well worth the price of admission, and the ticket is good for 2 days. It took hubby and I two days to really appreciate it -- I highly recommend this place. Anyone interested in journalism, reporting, world news and politics will love the Newseum. It would be an excellent place to bring our grandkids and kids. Young... More 

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