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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
+1 888-639-7386
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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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  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 888-639-7386
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Reviewed yesterday

I brought my 10 year old nephew and we thoroughly enjoyed the Newseum. We started out with lunch at the Newseum cafe and worked our way thru the entire museum. My nephew learned so much and so did I. We enjoyed becoming news reporters. I...More

Thank andrea
Reviewed yesterday

For all the times we've been to D.C. over the years (decades) we never made it to the Newsmuseum until this trip. We should have come sooner! The interactive, multi-media museum is nothing short of fascinating, engaging, educational, current, historical, contemplative, enriching. The museum covers...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I are both journalists, so this is ground-zero for us. The museum is well-arranged for media novices to experts. No one can get bored here, and whatever your interests -- from photojournalism to broadcasting to newspapers to history to media-related historical objects;...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love news, and even if you don't, then you should totally come here. The Newseum is so memorable and so impressive.

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great museum. It is perhaps best for children over 12 y interesting for adults. You can select the era you want to focus on during the visit.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent several hours going through the Newseum. Quite a few interesting exhibits. We liked the Rock & Roll Exhibit. The information on Jimi Hendrix was fascinating. Quite a few interactive games and experiences. We Practiced news and weather casting. It was a blast.

Thank Roxanne S
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was hard to do in one day as there is so much history here. Lots of reading, so take your time through the displays. Well worth the time though and I would go back again, as I'm sure I missed things. Great views from...More

Thank BeckyB710
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good thing to do on a hot summer day. Plan on spending a lot of time. Make sure to go through the FBI part. Spent the extra money for the guided tour, not worth it.

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were a family of grandparents and teenage girls. We spent 3 hours there and enjoyed every minute. It is for news buffs and anyone who might be interested in current and past events. Well worth the money.

Thank cph58
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited this museum when we were in town to see U2 and we really loved it. This has got to be our favorite "non traditional museum." The Louder Than Words exhibit was the best thing to see the afternoon before U2....More

Thank Robert R
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Cindy H
what is the closest metro stop to One Judiciary square
19 December 2016|
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Response from Lindsay W | Reviewed this property |
Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
Ray B
Will the VR Pearl Harbor exhibit be going cross country? If so, when will it come to the San Francisco Bay Area?
10 December 2016|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know
What is it like during an inauguration? Can you see the parade well?
13 November 2016|
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Response from Laura C | Property representative |
Thanks very much for your question. The Inaugural Parade will pass directly in front of the Newseum along Pennsylvania Avenue. On Inauguration Day, the Newseum will host an all-inclusive event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and... More