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Newseum

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Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington
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  • Jose N.
    Jose NaninJune 18, 2017
    Very interesting exhibits! Gorgeous building.. inside and out! Go to mezzanine for outside view of Capitol and Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Lindsey M.
    Lindsey MastisMarch 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    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
  • Sean M.heart icon on user image
    Sean MillerJanuary 1, 2016
    This museum was awesome! Give yourself plenty of time to see all the different levels.
  • derek q.
    derek qSeptember 27, 2014
    They have the keyboard behind ThinkSecret.com on display in the first amendment exhibit.
  • Meghan P.
    Meghan PrattOctober 12, 2015
    Try the news reporting booths on the second floor. Make sure to look at the terrace on the sixth floor for a great view
  • Sofía S.
    Sofía SyntaxxAugust 30, 2013
    Worthwhile way to spend the day. The photography and Berlin Wall exhibits were my personal favorites.
  • Andrea N.
    Andrea NewlandOctober 13, 2010
    Great place to see all of the news, new building is very nice, rooftop view of the Capitol etc in DC...but it is too spread out, hard to figure out where to start..would prefer it in chronological ord
  • Social News Network
    Social News NetworkAugust 13, 2013
    This is one of my favorite museums in Washington. There is so much history displayed but created through the perspectives of many photographers and journalists.
  • Janet W.heart icon on user image
    Janet WilsonMay 27, 2018
    A must see for a journalist, a former journalist, a person who watches the news or a person that cares about the world.
  • Jack M.
    Jack MarshJanuary 7, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    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.
  • Camille W.heart icon on user image
    Camille WrightMarch 7, 2015
    Really interesting museum. Highly recommend. Plan to spend several hours here.
  • 💜Shellie 💋 M.heart icon on user image
    💜Shellie 💋 M.August 18, 2017
    This place was awesome, one visit is definitely not enough. I will definitely be back just so much to see. 😍😘💜
  • Brad C.heart icon on user image
    Brad CarterJune 1, 2015
    Very interesting displays of original pieces on major historic events. A bit slanted on opinion.
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchJune 26, 2013
    The collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs is amazing, as are historical artifacts like pieces from the Berlin Wall.
  • DHR.com
    DHR.comSeptember 9, 2011
    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.
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    The Ritz-CarltonAugust 17, 2016
    During the month of August, the Newseum will host a ticketed evening series celebrating Brazilian culture with food and drink specials, live music, and more.
  • Greg B.
    Greg BarilaAugust 27, 2012
    News Corp employees get in free. Apart from all the awesome news history, the cafeteria is surprisingly good. They have a wood oven for pizza.
  • Will L.
    Will LonghiniJuly 31, 2013
    Be sure to check out the view of Pennsylvania Avenue on the 6th floor!Go early on Sunday morning as it's fairly empty then.
  • the aj *.
    the aj *December 31, 2019
    Everything is great! 12/31/19 is their last day in this location. Hope it reopens soon
  • Alan L.
    Alan LiuMarch 31, 2014
    Please plan a day to visit from the top level to the ground. The news studio is really amazing
  • Diane T.heart icon on user image
    Diane ThompsonApril 19, 2017
    The Berlin Wall is a great exhibit. Also the story about 911.
  • M Squared Real Estate
    M Squared Real EstateAugust 19, 2011
    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.
  • Erik B.heart icon on user image
    Erik BrokFebruary 15, 2016
    Worth the entrance fee. FBI exhibit, Vietnam exhibit and pulitzer price photos where all great!
  • Marc
    MarcJune 2, 2017
    Love this place. Great exhibits and tons of information. The news casting simulation are awesome.
  • Esteban V.heart icon on user image
    Esteban ValverdeJuly 24, 2017
    I really enjoyed this place. Very interactive and if you like journalism this is must while in D.C.
  • Michael D.
    Michael DuntzJuly 6, 2011
    The Newseum takes about four or five hours to properly experience it entirely. It is definitely worth the time and ticket price for those interested in anything dealing with journalism.
  • Tristan T.heart icon on user image
    Tristan TranSeptember 1, 2015
    Best museum in Washington. It's not free (25$ if I remember correctly) but it's worth it!
  • Ана Л.
    Ана ЛековићFebruary 17, 2017
    Even only reading best daily headlines from newspapers in the showcases on the building will leave you entertained 😁
  • 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
  • Sophie E.heart icon on user image
    Sophie EvangelistiDecember 15, 2015
    One of the best museums I've been in! Amazing exhibits, especially the Vietnam Reporting Exhibit.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkNovember 29, 2012
    This place is perfect for news junkies. Front pages from newspapers across the country are displayed outside. If you're pressed for time, hit the Pulitzer photo gallery and the 9/11 memorial exhibit.
  • Robyn G.heart icon on user image
    Robyn GrossbergFebruary 10, 2017
    Incredible museum focused on First Amendment rights as played out through the media since the beginning of American history.
  • Caryl L.
    Caryl LyonsJuly 24, 2012
    The view from the 6th floor is amazing. Make sure you watch the 9-11 movie next to the antenna - it is very moving.
  • Sumegha C.
    Sumegha ChaudhryDecember 9, 2013
    One of the best museums ever! Love the Berlin War gallery and Pulitzer Prize photos and WTC coverage.
  • Summer H.
    Summer HoyaMay 16, 2012
    "Hands down the most epic and engaging museum. see how 9/11 was covered around the world, journalism in other countries, movies, Hurricane Katrina- spent a day here my sophomore year"- Lisa, NHS'14
  • Ranimheart icon on user image
    RanimAugust 29, 2016
    Like it. Informative and organized. Probably will take 4-5hrs to check it all
  • Marin S.heart icon on user image
    Marin SullivanApril 8, 2016
    Loved the history and headlines. Pulitzer Prize willing photos and there stories were my favorite
  • Tara N.
    Tara NaughtonMay 9, 2014
    Nikon Pictures of the Year exhibit is the best- bottom floor. And the foam microphone in the gift shop is lots of fun!
  • Cassie P.heart icon on user image
    Cassie PApril 2, 2014
    The 9/11 and interactive anchor exhibit are a must! I would allot 2.5-3 hours here!
  • The Capital Grille
    The Capital GrilleSeptember 17, 2013
    Standing between the U.S. Capitol and the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Newseum is a perfect venue for conferences and special events.
  • Paul R.
    Paul RossiMay 4, 2019
    Best curated museum. Every exhibit is extremely detailed and amazing!
  • Ben J.
    Ben JJuly 7, 2012
    The Pulitzer Prize Winners exhibit on photography is fantastic. Every photo that's won since 1942 is featured with descriptions of many of them.
  • Jared C.heart icon on user image
    Jared CampbellJuly 4, 2015
    A little pricey considering all of the free museums. Follow the "recommended" path because the layout is weird.
  • Barb C.
    Barb ChamberlainApril 9, 2011
    Food Section: Mac/cheese rich & creamy. Generous portions--best food value I've had in DC. Vegetarians, get roasted veggies & the mac/cheese. Be hungry!
  • Laura C.heart icon on user image
    Laura CarmichaelJanuary 20, 2013
    The Pulitzer Prize photo exhibit on the main floor is amazing. Definitely my favorite museum in DC.
  • 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
  • BC .
    BC 😎🎶February 10, 2011
    Amazing museum. Must see if you're in DC. Front pages, televised news coverage thru time and Pulitzer Prize photography will have you mesmerized for hours.
  • Paul B.
    Paul BakerNovember 22, 2011
    My favorite part is the enormous hall with pullout shelves of historic front pages, from colonial america up until a couple months ago.
  • Kathy W.heart icon on user image
    Kathy W.March 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    No more Be A TV Reporter. For your groups and anyone else paying the hefty admission, staff could at least do a quick briefing to help visitors get the most out of their experience.
  • Zein S.heart icon on user image
    Zein SamerSeptember 4, 2016
    Worth paying the ticket for. Great FBI & News Reporting section. A visit to Newseum is recommended :)
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