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“Don't miss this venue!” 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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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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“Don't miss this venue!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

So much to look at. The real bonus is that your ticket permits a further visit the next day.

The 4D film was a disappointment.

Visited July 2013
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“Overpriced.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Way overpriced site celebrating journalists by journalists. Not nearly as interesting as free museums. Nothing more to say.

Visited June 2013
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“The Newseum captures history through photography.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

With so many free museums in the Smithsonian in DC, it is hard to decide to pay for one, but the Newseum is worth it.
No other museum is like this.
Tickets are good for 2 days
Children are free in the summer.
Travel through all of American history through Award winning photos. See rarely seen Behind the scenes photos of our Presidents. See a portion of the Berlin wall and a variety of national and international newspaper front pages from the day it came down. Enjoy the thrill of being in front of the camera as the newscaster.
Exciting for adults and children - a very different museum for your summer guests.

Visited March 2013
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“Loved by News Junkies & Adults (50+)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live only 20 miles away and when all my adult guests visit, it is always their favorite museum. Clean, organized, many very interesting exhibits and movies. I think the teens and younger children would enjoy The Smithsonian museums more, but for adults I would rate it A+.

Visited July 2013
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“Highly recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A great way to spend the day. Especially liked the Pulitzer Prize winning photographs. Special exhibit on JFK very moving

Visited July 2013
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