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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
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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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A Museum That Is Different

The Newseum is a museum that is very different than what most people think a museum should be. The idea of a museum for news may seem strange, but it is probably the most popular... read more

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Batesville, Indiana
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Newseum is a museum that is very different than what most people think a museum should be. The idea of a museum for news may seem strange, but it is probably the most popular museum that our students tour while in Washington, D.C. I would recommend that you see the 4-D movie early and then work your way to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a museum that charges admission but is SO WORTH IT! I bring all my visiting friends/family here and they are not disappointed. It is chock full from floor to floor covering all the big events in US History. Being a child of the 60's, I loved the special area where you can play some of your fav records/songs... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of going to Newseum the day after the Women's March on Washington. I was thrilled to discover that they post a newspaper from every state in the Union, as well as a couple of foreign entities. I was not so excited to see that San Jose was the representative of my home state. When one walks... More 

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nyc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is great for everyone. Each floor has something to explore, remember, or learn about the news. Studnets love the interactive news casting stations, adults loved the history, and everyone enjoyed the many theaters in place that focus on different topic of interest. Not a bad place for a cafeteria style lunch, either.

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Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely interesting and informative. Give yourself several hours for a thorough visit. Great gift/book store, too!

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Irvine, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is so much to see in D.C., that you have to allocate your time carefully, but the Newseum is one worth visiting. I had never heard of this museum about news and headlines, but I'm glad we stopped in. There are exhibits on all of the major headlines throughout history, it's like walking down memory lane and re-visiting historical... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best museums in town, and worth the admission fee! Lots to see here, so choose wisely from the menu of exhibits or plan a multi-day visit (next day is free).

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Houston, TX
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interactive, comprehensive. Excellent setup. We loved it. We spent about 2 1/2 hours there and could have explored further. Highly recommend.

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Truro, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were initially reluctant to visit because it's not a Smithsonian and therefore not free entry. However, your entry ticket gives you re-entry on the following day, so if you go there in the afternoon like we did then there's no problem fitting everything in. This museum takes at least 6 hours to visit fully. It has exhibits on freedom... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much to see and appreciate in this museum. Old newspaper. Newspapers from around the world. 911 exhibit

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