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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: +1 888-639-7386
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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 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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So much to see! so much to learn!

What a great place. Many floors of so much news. Past and Present. Great place to visit. Expensive ticket. But, this is an amazing museum. They are constantly changing to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a great place. Many floors of so much news. Past and Present. Great place to visit. Expensive ticket. But, this is an amazing museum. They are constantly changing to keep up with what is going on in the world today!

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Thank Amy F
Wellington, New Zealand
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122 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another attraction that needs more than a few hours. Open, airy and plenty to keep ones interest....

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Fairfax, Virginia
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a former news director, I found the Newseum to be on-target, showing people what goes into news production and showing some of the subtleties and complexities of journalistic ethics. Even if you don't pay to enter the museum, one of its best parts is the sidewalk out front, where they post the front pages of the major newspaper in... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum has news from all over the world. The exhibits are fantastic. They had Tim Russets office exactly how he left it, the lunch counter from North Carolina during segregation when the Students from A n T college were denied service. So many awesome photos from Hurricane Katrina. There's a sports exhibit . May sure you have plenty of... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A truly wonderful museum devoted to the news in every aspect. Very informative videos on a wide variety of subject, and displays of newsworthy events covering a very broad time span. Great for students and history buffs of all ages.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Relatively new museum. Was surprised how interesting unique it was. Had a number of exhibits on the major stories over the last 100+ years. Also had several exhibits for children.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told my our Segway tour guide that the Newseum was among the top 5 places to go in DC, boy was he correct. We were so surprised on what we found. The museum is really well done. You get such a appreciation of the news, where we have come from, where we are going and the price of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to see and learn. Great presentation and interactive displays but most importantly, how the first amendment lives and the people that uphold it everyday... A place for the younger generation to appreciate the freedoms they have here... Recommended visit... Plan at least a few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must do in Washington. This is an incredible museum not only seeing history in the newspapers but being able to make your own news clip, the 9-11 is so moving. Five floors of news and history of the news it is amazing. The ticket allows you to go in for two days, and it is well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was as good as we had heard! Plan to spend a full day there. It is such a great way to look at our history, through photographs, videos and news broad casts! Many areas that encourage participation. Loved making a news broadcast and having a chance to read off a teleprompter. The 911 exhibition is emotional and well done!

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