Newseum

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C. 20001, United States
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A top museum attraction in the heart of Washington, D.C. We champion the First Amendment through education, information and entertainment.

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  • C-SPAN

    Newseum numbers: 250,000 sq. ft., 35,000 historic newspaper front pages, 15 theaters, 8 sections of the Berlin Wall (each is 3 tons), First Amendment tablet on Pennsylvania Ave. is 50 tons of marble.

    C-SPAN · June 25, 2010
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  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

    See the door that led to Nixon's resignation at the Newseum and visit the exclusive Watergate complex of shops and condominiums in Foggy Bottom. -- Green Guide Editor

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 9, 2012
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  • C-SPAN

    Attending the “Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan”moderated by Judy Woodruff. It’ll be LIVE on C-SPAN. Read more

    C-SPAN · March 22, 2011
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  • M Squared Real Estate

    One of the top destinations in DC. Plan on spending the day, if you get tired, here are numerous small theaters showing films where you can rest your weary feet.

    M Squared Real Estate · August 19, 2011
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  • DC After Five

    Enjoy newseum after hours!

    DC After Five · December 4, 2010
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  • Dora

    Host a White House press conference or your own newscast in the NBC News interactive newsroom. Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 21, 2010
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  • Debbie F.

    Best view of the Capitol from 6th floor.

    Debbie Friez · February 12, 2011
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  • Heather @NonprofitOrgs

    Great museum... would recommend to anyone!

    Heather @NonprofitOrgs · July 29, 2010
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  • DHR.com

    Love watching and reading the news? Go to this news/journalism museum. Must-see are the Electronic Window (display of breaking news from around the world) and the display of newspaper front pages.

    DHR.com · September 9, 2011
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  • Ryan N.

    Definitely worth price of admission. Be sure to check out Tim Russert's office. Newseum is one of Washington's new 'must-dos'.

    Ryan Noggle · March 31, 2010
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  • Danielle B.

    Visit the exhibits...

    Danielle Brigida · November 21, 2009
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  • Saleem K.

    Visit the Journalists' Memorial, browse the archives, take a photo of yourself from the balcony with the Canadian Embassy and U.S. Capitol in the background

    Saleem Khan · July 26, 2009
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  • t m.

    6th floor has great view for photos!

    t mc · March 3, 2011
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  • Jonathan C.

    One of the best privately owned museums in DC, especially for journalism junkies like me.

    Jonathan Coffman · July 10, 2010
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  • Isel A.

    My favorite museum in DC. Totally worth paying for it!

    Isel Aimee · December 29, 2010
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  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

    Interested in the original gate scandal? The Nixon Watergate tapes are accessible to the public and kept in an archives facility in College Park, Maryland. -- Green Guide Editor

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 12, 2012
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  • OhMyGOFF.tv

    For the newsie foodie they sell newseum salt 'n' pepper shakers-- they look like old school rolls of film!

    OhMyGOFF.tv · March 15, 2010
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  • Brian M.

    Make sure to "be a reporter" on the 2nd floor

    Brian Michael · January 22, 2013
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  • mtnbke

    The bathroom walls have old headlines from newspapers that are incorrect or mean something different than intended!

    mtnbke · September 2, 2012
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  • Lindsey M.

    If you become a member you'll be invited to exclusive events. I recently got to see Bob Schieffer, Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, the crew from Apollo 8, Dan Rather, Krishna Bharat, and even Jennifer Hu

    Lindsey Mastis · March 9, 2011
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  • Pria A.

    Don't let the price scare you! It is totally worth it! Best museum in DC!

    Pria Alston · February 24, 2011
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  • ToryBurch

    The collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs is amazing, as are historical artifacts like pieces from the Berlin Wall.

    ToryBurch · June 26, 2013
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  • David S.

    Don't miss the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery. It is a very moving experience. A comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs and interviews with many of the photographers.

    David Sullivan · April 9, 2013
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  • The Telegraph

    Or jump on the metro to the Archives stop and see the widely acclaimed Newseum (newseum.org; £14 adult/ £8 child) – a stunning interactive world of news and information.

    The Telegraph · March 12, 2013
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  • NBC Politics

    On June 13th, Mitt Romney addressed the Business Roundtable's Quarterly Meeting, outlining the agenda he would pursue in his first 100 days in office. http://NBCpolitics.com

    NBC Politics · July 19, 2012
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  • Num63r S.

    Check out the "This Week" (formerly with George Stephanopoulos) studio on level 3. Take the "insider" tour twice and compare the docents' different (often conflicting) facts schpiels...

    Num63r S1x · March 13, 2010
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    The airy museum explores centuries of journalism and news coverage, and you’ll find exhibits showcasing everything from NBC news rooms to political scandals to the rise of the Internet. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · June 27, 2013
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    An interactive museum, its several stories include galleries, displays, broadcast studios, numerous theaters & a fun, interactive newsroom. The Hank Greenspun Terrace also boasts great views. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · August 21, 2012
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  • Ree-An A.

    A real feast for the eyes: textures, attention to detail, installations, environmental graphics, photography... Visual artists would be delighted :-)

    Ree-An A · June 18, 2011
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  • Jack M.

    Simply the best museum on the planet in terms of interactivity, engagement, fun, emotion and education. Modest admission price is well worth it. And ticket is good for two consecutive days.

    Jack Marsh · January 7, 2011
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  • Nitika D.

    The GMen exhibit is amazing! I spent about an hour there!

    Nitika Dabas · October 7, 2010
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  • Alice D.

    Take advantage of the fact that all tix are valuable for two days. You'll want to come back. Also, there's a 10% discount if you buy online.

    Alice Daer · November 15, 2009
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  • Jaineen B.

    Simply the best museum on the planet in terms of interactivity, engagement, fun, emotion and education. Modest admission price is well worth it. And ticket is good for two consecutive days.

    Jaineen Brown · February 4, 2014
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  • The Ritz-Carlton

    Experience what it's like to report the news, or find the newspaper from your date of birth in one of the Newseum's interactive exhibits. Take one of the best pictures of DC from the 6th floor.

    The Ritz-Carlton · October 17, 2013
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  • Tim B.

    $4 discount for journalists if you bring your ID

    Tim Bradshaw · October 5, 2013
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  • Andrew R.

    Make sure you ride the elevator it's the only one like in the world

    Andrew Reams · September 27, 2013
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  • Isabella W.

    Don't miss the front pages of newspapers across the world on the sixth floor!

    Isabella Wei · July 28, 2013
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  • Wendy M.

    This is a must see...for everyone. ..need hours

    Wendy McNeil · May 16, 2013
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  • Philip W.

    Don't miss the 4D movie!!

    Philip Whitney · March 26, 2013
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  • Mariya D.

    This is one of the most interesting museums I've ever been to...make sure you have lots of time to explore because it's huge and you'll want to see everything! Pulitzer Prize photographs are amazing!

    Mariya Dvoretskaya · March 24, 2013
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  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

    The Newseum's new 215,000sq ft building has a 74-ft-high marble engraving of the First Amendment on its façade. From the top-floor terrace, wind your way down 6 floors of exhibits - Green Guide Editor

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 13, 2012
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  • Citizens United

    Did you know: The Citizens United film America At Risk premiered at the Newseum on September 11, 2010. http://www.AmericaAtRisk.com

    Citizens United · September 29, 2011
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  • Stephanie H.

    Be sure to let the kids (and adults) report the news in front of a live camera in the Interactive Newsroom. #fun

    Stephanie Holguin · August 17, 2011
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  • Ryan U.

    TeamTRI Tip: one of the most moving & well done museums in DC. We love this place! Exhibits awesome. Gift store rocks. Food super! View of America's Main Street one of the best. Well worth admission.

    Ryan Underwood · January 22, 2011
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  • Teresa W.

    The Pulitzer photo exhibit is amazing. Bring a tissue.

    Teresa W · July 11, 2010
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  • Brian C.

    Worth the entry fee

    Brian Chee · December 21, 2009
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  • Kristin J.

    Need to get my Groupon on. Read more

    Kristin Johnson · November 23, 2009
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  • Newseum

    Giveaway alert! Check in at the Newseum and get a free squeezy microphone!

    Newseum · September 10, 2014
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  • Manda S.

    If you have only $25 and a weekend in DC, spend your money here! So much to see that ticket includes next day. Big Berlin Wall chunk, FBIs most wanted, Kennedy photo exhibit, make ur own news report!

    Manda Shettleton · February 12, 2014
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  • Sumegha C.

    One of the best museums ever! Love the Berlin War gallery and Pulitzer Prize photos and WTC coverage.

    Sumegha Chaudhry · December 9, 2013
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