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Newseum

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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Downtown / Chinatown
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+1 888-639-7386
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I am a news junkie. I loved, loved, loved this museum. If you are interested in historical events and the news details behind them - this is your place. Features the largest section of the Berlin Wall (outside of Berlin) and part of a checkpoint...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Once you see all of the main sights in DC, this is a great place to check out. Various events in the 20th century are told through the eyes of the media. Definitely an interesting concept. There are plenty of exhibit galleries, though there's also...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place is fantastic, so many interesting things to see/learn. My only complaint is that it is complete chaos. They do not make chaparones accountable for their groups. There are not security personnel watching/controlling the environment - except the main floor. One of many examples...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is a very interesting, well-presented museum. It is nice that your ticket is good for two days. However, remember that it is an "informational" museum and a lot of the information is also available on the Internet. I say this because although I enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This museum is not free, however it is worth the price of admission. New exhibit on the news coverage of the Vietnam war was fantastic. Other exhibits include the Berlin Wall, an antenna from 9-11, the FBI and the press, the history of the press...More

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had such an interesting and educational visit to the Newseum. It was truly a highlight of our trip- reminding us of the importance of a free press. The pulitzer photo exhibit and many personal belongings of journalists who sometimes risked life and limb to...More

Thank Lucy_Brakoniecki
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is the best museum I've ever been to. They tell you to start at the top and work your way down, but we wandered into the Pulitzer winning photography exhibit on the ground floor first and it was AMAZING. We spent an hour in...More

1  Thank TableNumberOne
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

A total complete and utter waste of money -- OK it has a nice view of the mall -- there is a piece of the Berlin Wall but basically it is a museum of photocopies With literally the best museums in the world nearby why...More

2  Thank HonestMcHonest
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

The Newseum is one of the newer museums just off the Mall. We travel to Washington once a year and always make it a point to stop here. The time exploring the different levels and areas of News Collection and Reporting are well worth it....More

2  Thank marine1967
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

We spent the longest amount of time here and got caught up in all the different topics from comics to the Vietnam War. It was fun looking at some of the oldest printed documentation I'll ever see; as well as, I learned things about present...More

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The only foreign language papers that I recall seeing are part of the World Trade Center display, which was fascinating to see the headlines from a round the world on that day. For more in-depth answers, I would suggest, as... More
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Judiciary Square Metro Station on the Red Line.
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