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“Loved by News Junkies & Adults (50+)”
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Newseum
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$24.27*
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Admission to Washington DC Newseum
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$95.00*
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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials
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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 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+.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

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

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

It's our history, not just of government and politics but also culture and arts and sports...and aside from that perspective on history in the making, a free press is the glue that ties us to our government. This museum manages to illustrate this entire gamut. Pricey in contrast to the free museums that abound in DC, but freedom doesn't come cheap, either.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a place to explore and learn stuff you never knew. And it's lots of fun! I could spend the entire day walking through this fascinating museum/newseum.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a really great museum if you are interested in media. I particularly like the room with newspaper front pages dating back to the 17th century. Some of what I think were temporary exhibits pander too much to pop culture middle American sensibilities, and not in a good way. Others were pretty interesting and thoughtful. I love it, but with all of the free museums within a few blocks, it's hard to say this is a 'must see'. Good for semi-locals that have already been to SI American History and National Archives too many times.

Thank TVAndreaO
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