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Newseum
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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 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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Reviewed January 1, 2012

So much to see and do. Well presented. Plenty of interactive displays. Great memorabilia, esp WW2 and Edward Murrow

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

4-D movie very cool! You had a choice of "moving" seats and stable seats. Loved the entire concept of the museum!

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

It's a museum on recent news. However, I think it is very American concentrated i.e. there are plenty of other huge stories out there not related to the US, but their are not covered here.

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Reviewed December 31, 2011

This institution, although much larger and spectacular overall than its predecessor in Arlington, Virginia, seems as though it lost its soul during the transition to its uber-exclusive location near the National Mall. It now seems more like a Disney attraction than anything else. What happened to the outdoor patio memorial statue for the news reporters lost in action? Left in Arlington at Freedom Park. That patio was the most moving part of the entire venue, in my opinion. Hunks of the Berlin Wall are impressive, but seem almost out of place. Don't get me wrong. There is an awful lot to consider in this attraction, but it all seems too large and perhaps more bland, even if it does come off as more snazzy than the original Newseum that I first visited around 10 years ago. It's so large that I wonder if the millions of kids who visit it and climb onto the wall really 'get it' or just think of it as another amusement park attraction without any cool rides.

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Reviewed December 31, 2011

great views of the capitol, great education! expensive

Thank lec77
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