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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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Interesting but a bit overwhelming

There is a lot to take in at this museum. I really enjoyed the hall with all the daily newspapers from around the country and world. It was really cool to see various newspapers... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a lot to take in at this museum. I really enjoyed the hall with all the daily newspapers from around the country and world. It was really cool to see various newspapers from throughout the years showing what the most memorable events of that year. Take time to watch some of the videos that are different locations around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a Journalist I was looking forward to visit the Newseum and it did not disappoint me. Ticket is a little pricey. I would not recommend visiting it with children younger than 10 or 11

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Grown ups interested in news will like this. My kids didn't. The piece of the World Trade Antenna was amazing.

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Alto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the Newseum experience - So long as you're aware of the prominent political prejudice (pro-Liberal; anti-Conservative) throughout the various displays. The 911 memorial was quite meaningful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were surprised by our incredible visit to the Newseum which offered a lot for the adults and older kids in our group, and just enough for the younger child to keep her attention. I would love to come to Newseum and spend the whole day. With a limited time frame, it is slightly overwhelming, but worth every minute. Don't... More 

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Jonathan T, Public Relations Manager at Newseum, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for visiting and for sharing your feedback. We're glad you were able to see the broadcast studios and experience the Be a TV Reporter exhibit. There is a lot to see which is why all Newseum tickets are valid for two consecutive days. If you can't see everything at once, come back the next day for free! More 

San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite museums in DC. Your ticket is good for two days, which is nice because there is a lot to see.

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum was better than expected - so glad we did this. Do not miss the photo exhibit- filled with powerful, moving images. Only wish we had more time - there is so much to see here. Worth the admission cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

in todays's reality and with the press on the spot the Newseum gives you the chance to understand this courageous profession. Don't miss the 9/11 and the Pullitzer Pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most amazing museums that I have been to! It had a great combination of history, current issues and interactive experiences. Definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a group of students to the Newseum. I love the fact that you can read newspapers from across the US right outside its doors. This is one museum that you have to pay for but our students loved the venue and wanted to go back. They had an exhibit from the East and West Germany wall and I... More 

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