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“Very interactive museum dedicated to media” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Newseum

Newseum
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$24.27*
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Admission to Washington DC Newseum
Certificate of Excellence
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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 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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Indianapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Very interactive museum dedicated to media”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

The museum did not live up to the hype, especially for the $21 entrance fee. While the displays and exhibits were interesting, I kept thinking that I didn't need to see these exhibits in person... I can read it and watch it all online. I did enjoy the News History exhibition and the historic newspapers displayed by year. I do think this would be an excellent museum to take an aspiring, young journalist.

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“Well done. It's a lot to take in.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

A little pricey considering its somewhat overwhelming to stay that long. I wish they had 1/2 day passes. It's just fun reading the daily front pages displayed outside- 50 states- plus....refreshed every day. Wonderful addition and location in DC

Visited December 2011
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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Moving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

Very well organized and terrifically informative. The volunteers are cheerful and knowledgeable about the exhibits.

Visited January 2012
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“Great for History, News and Political Junkines”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

Really enjoyed our visit and the vibe of the Newseum.

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Washington, DC
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“Well worth the admission fee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

We get spoiled with all the wonderful museums in DC that are funded by taxpayers and have free admission. So, the fee for the Newseum may come as a shock for some. But this is the best museum in the city and well worth the time and money. Go!!

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