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“fascinating” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Newseum

Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001 (Downtown / Chinatown)
+1 888-639-7386
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$24*
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

It had so much to see and interesting It had 4 floors of radio, tv, and newspaper, along with magazines

Visited January 2012
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Ligonier PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Kind of like the Holocaust Museum, with a tour that winds downward from the fifth floor. The place is really a 3-D history lesson. Do not miss the Pulitzer Prize photo gallery--very emotional.

Visited January 2012
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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Don't miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

This is well worth the admission price! We did the family four pack for $50. I'm surprised anyone would complain about the price - compared to a day at a cheesy amusement park or skiing or even just going to a movie, this is a deal.

My kids, 12, 11, and 8, were mesmerized. We arrived about 3:00 so our tickets were actually good for the next day as well. I was amazed at the artifacts they have and how many big events my kids learned about in such a short time.

An absolute gem, and since so much in this town is free, well worth the very reasonable price.

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Houston, TX
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“History and photographs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Loved viewing all they had there and enjoyed the setup.

Visited December 2011
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

When we arrived we were told that our ticket was good for 2 days. We had a discount coupon given by our hotel which helped to ease the cost of the entrance fee. A free guided tour was offered, which we took and I would recommend everyone to take. It gives you a good overview and then you go back and visit at your own pace and go see some of the movies.
The Berlin Wall and especially the Watchtower is one of the highlights. The 9/11 exhibition is impressive. The unibomber cabin is interesting. The Tim Russert's complete office is touching. The old newpapers and books are not to be missed. We took 4 hours to visit and did not go back the next day, too many other things to visit.

Visited November 2011
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