See for yourself why the Newseum is one of the must-see museums in Washington, DC. With a dynamite location on Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and US Capitol, its an unforgettable museum experience you won't find anywhere else. Immerse yourself in one of the most interactive museums in the world. Discover historic artificats, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, interactive exhibits, a 4-D theater and multimedia galleries spread out over seven expansive levels.
SEVEN LEVELS OF EXPERIENCES
Start your visit in the Great Hall, surrounded by a continuous flow of instant, breaking, historic news that is uncensored, diverse and free. The Newseum is dedicated to the First Ammendment, so immerse yourself in the history of one of our country's founding principles.
The Newseum's Greenspun Family Terrace offers you a panoramic view of America's Main Street: Pennsylvania Ave. This outdoor exhibity will tell the story of the historic events that shaped one of the most famous streets in the United States.
Explore the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and get an up close and personal look at the extreme challenges journalists faced trying to report the news to a shocked nation.
BERLIN WALL GALLERY
See one of the largest chunks of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany. It was strong enough to stop a tank, but it couldn't stop news from crossing into East Germany. Learn about the efforts to get news of Western events across this historic wall.
INTERACT WITH THE NEWS
They don't call it one of the world's most interactive museums for nothing! The kids will love interacting on every level, but there is certainly something for everyone. Understand how news and free speech makes the world move through their many multimedia galleries.
For over 100 years, the FBI has gone head to head with America's most dangerous criminals. Every step of the way, the press was there either creating (and occassionaly shooting down) the FBI's reputation. Learn about some of their top cases and the headlines they inspired along the way.
Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001.
Present your printed voucher to the Information Desk/Admissions area inside the Newseum in order to redeem for entrance. After presenting the voucher at the you will be issued tickets to be used for entrance into the Newseum. At times of extreme attendance, you may be asked to accept a timed ticket for a later time frame. Each ticket is valid for two consecutive days.
Ticket purchases are refundable up until 24 hours before your selected entrance date.
The Newseum is open daily from 9am to 5pm (it is closed on Inauguaration Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Years Day).