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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: +1 888-639-7386
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: 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 how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. 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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Children in the wire!

Ok, my wife and I went in, lasted only 20 minutes due to the crowds of kids everywhere, you couldn't see anything or move around. We made a run for it, went to the front desk and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Ok, my wife and I went in, lasted only 20 minutes due to the crowds of kids everywhere, you couldn't see anything or move around. We made a run for it, went to the front desk and they gave us a full refund. I will definitely try to visit another time, but end of school time is not a good... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It is hard to pay for a museum in DC but the Newseum is worth it. The 9/11 memorial and the Pulitzer Prize photo gallery make it worth a trip. There are great rotating exhibits and the Be A News Anchor experience is fun for people of all ages.

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Albany, Oregon
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

*Take the Archives Metro. Yes, the Newseum has a paid entrance fee, which pays for two days of visits. Purchase your ticket online and save time standing in line here. There are many levels of "news" items to read and enjoy on display. Loved the Front Page gallery of the day's newspapers. Got up to the top of the building,... More 

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Riverton, Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is a fabulous museum, but don't pay extra for the "highlights" tour, which is just someone literally pointing out the lay-out of the museum. A complete waste of money for that tour. But the museum is wonderful and we spent almost an entire day here. Even the husband loved it, and he usually is not a museum fan.

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upstate, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I loved the newseum and look forward to a return visit. I only had 2 hours and felt like I had to rush through this museum that had a wealth of information and history. Plan a visit to the newseum and give yourself plenty of time to explore the many exhibits. My hotel gave me a coupon for a 10%... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The Newseum in DC is dedicated to the First Amendment and Freedom of the Press. The five story museum convenient to the Mall and the trendy Penn Quarter has great in-depth multi-media exhibits. It can be viewed at any pace whether a leisurely skimming or a deep dive into a specific topic. They also run great programs with celebrity journalists... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A journalist myself, I always balked at visiting a museum dedicated to my profession as being too much of what I'm already familiar with, but it truly is a fascinating experience!

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North Little Rock
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

A plethora of information! The FBI exhibit is a must see... The information about 9/11 was humbling and the variety of news information and amount of information available was astounding

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Waretown, New Jersey
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

When visiting DC, you HAVE TO visit the Newseum. The price was very reasonable for a 2-day admission (buy ahead of time online to save some money and some time). My husband and I planned to stay about 2 hours, but ended up staying until it closed (and we wished it was open later). We did not get to see... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Went with family who were all excited to go. I was like Newseum? boring! Not at all, well worth the entry fee, plus we added the tour for $10.00 per person. Money well spent on the tour, moves you through in an hour then you can revisit the areas of interest. Spent about three hours the first day and went... More 

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