Newseum, Washington DC

4.6
Explore the world of print and mass media through interactive hands-on exhibits at Newseum. The seven-level museum features 14 theaters and 15 galleries that allow visitors to relive important moments in history from the perspective of the media. Tour the largest display of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany, or learn more about the history of the free press with hundreds of historical artifacts in the News History Gallery. Step in front of the camera and try your hand at being a news anchor in the interactive newsroom. End the visit with an elevator ride to the top terrace, where you can enjoy views of the city. Work out when and for how long to visit Newseum and other Washington DC attractions using our handy Washington DC trip planning website .
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  • What strikes me the most about this museum is all the space used to show so little. Don’t get me wrong; there is lots of interesting things but this museum could be half the size and double the availa...  more »
  • I’m sorry it took a closing date to be announced to prompt my visit to this interesting and unusual museum. In previous years, the price ($24.95) was a deterrent, but I didn’t realize at that time tha...  more »
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  • Well done. Great place to learn about news and our history with news. Dave was a great tour guide. The John Stewart exhibit was great. I need to get back there before they close their doors at the end of this year.
  • This place is amazing. One of the most amazing museums we've visited. Unfortunately, they are closing their doors at the end of the year. Hopefully they find another location and remain open because the issues of news reporting and the first amendment are more relevant than ever.
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