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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2114
Phone Number: +1 888-639-7386
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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 free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. 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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An interesting day!

We've been to many museums in DC, but this was the most interesting to me. Because of the nature of the museum, there are many current events that are showcased throughout... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been to many museums in DC, but this was the most interesting to me. Because of the nature of the museum, there are many current events that are showcased throughout, making it more modern. Our favorite exhibit is the FBI exhibit, which has a large area dedicated to September 11th, something many other museums do not have yet. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The outside display speaks to how current and cool this place is. On the street level, outside the museum are TODAYS front page from a newspaper from each state. How much work that takes to keep up, I cannot imagine. My daughter and I really enjoyed this place. I don't know how they got huge pieces of the Berlin Wall,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this a great place to visit. The 9/11 and Vietnam Nam exhibits were very touching. Cost about $20/person but has lots to see. We ran out of time. We will come back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 6 hours at the museum. A varied and in depth look at news events and those who reported the news from the beginning of the written word. Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

very imformative and onteresting if you like news. The vietnam and 9/11 were very poignant. ticket is gor two days and maybe it is better to split it. Brilliant pulitzer price photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum may not seem enormous but each exhibit has a great deal of text and powerful images that demand your attention so, you'll want to take your time. Your ticket is good for two consecutive days - so keep that in mind. You'll also want to visit with some friends, there's so much discussion sparked by the exhibits! If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While much of what DC has to offer is free, this museum was worth every penny and then some. The exhibits are phenomenal, the variety of experiences is impressive, and even the food court was very high quality. The two-day passes are also great for being able to explore all there is to offer at your own pace. So happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This could take a whole day to fully experience. There are six floors of exhibits about reporting and journalism. There is an excellent treatment of 9/11, an exhibit about the Berlin wall, complete with parts of the wall and the watch tower from Checkpoint Charlie, and lots of videos about news reporting narrated by iconic journalists such as Tom Brokaw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Newseum. Although it's not one of the free museums in DC, the admission price was definitely worth it as this was definitely our favourite museum in DC. All of the exhibits are fascinating & we particularly enjoyed the FBI & 9/11 exhibits. The museum is also far less crowded than other museums we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is simply the most interesting museum I have ever visited. My husband and 18 year old daughter also agreed. The Pulitzer prize winning photos are very powerful and an emotional experience which I would highly recommend. Not suitable for young children but definitely those in secondary school. I wish I lived closer as this is a museum I would... More 

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