• Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
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Discover five centuries of news history at the Newseum, an interactive museum of news and journalism in Washington, DC. Explore seven floors of galleries, theaters and interactive exhibits. See how the Civil War changed journalism in America and follow the story as Americans did in the 1860s. Peruse the largest collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs. Find out how the FBI fights crime in an age of global terrorism and cybercrime. Also, check out the 4-D film experience “I-Witness” and take a shot at delivering the news in the Interactive Newsroom.

Highlights

  • Admission ticket to the Newseum
  • Visit dozens of exhibits, films and interactive experiences
  • Stand in the shadow of eight original sections of the Berlin Wall
  • View the largest collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs
  • Shake, rattle and roll through "I-Witness!", a 4-D film experience
  • Give a live news update on camera in the Interactive Newsroom

What You Can Expect

Admission to Washington DC Newseum

Admission to the Washington DC Newseum

As one of the top attractions in Washington, DC, the Newseum is a dynamic, engaging and interactive museum that allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media, while celebrating the freedoms guaranteed to all Americans by the First Amendment.
With this admission ticket, enjoy seven floors of galleries, theaters and interactive exhibits.
There’s “1965: Civil Rights at 50,” which is part of a changing exhibit exploring the relationship between the news media and the civil rights movement in the 1960s. See the stories, images and historic front pages that detailed the events. In the 9/11 gallery, explore the catastrophic hours of Sept. 11, 2001, and the incredible challenges that faced those journalists who were attempting to report the news to a despondent nation and world during and after the attacks.
That is a very small sampling.
Also, see a wide variety of films, including the popular I-Witness: A 4-D Time Travel Adventure and many more. Then take a shot as a photojournalist or reporter in the Interactive Newsroom. There are also dozens of touch-screen game stations, plus events and programs that are updated on a regular basis.

Customer Reviews

Suzanne M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Loved this museum. We spent hours there looking over all the exhibits. There's so much to see and interact with. Can't recommend this museum enough!

dasirkin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

The is an amazing museum - so much to do and see! My kids loved it too.

Heather K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Third time visiting this museum and it never fails to entertain me! Great that they change some of the exhibits. Makes it a great location for return visits! 16 year old loved it all.

Elisabeth D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

We loved this museum and spent hours there and didn't see it all. We will happily go back! 2 adults, a 17 and 12 year old Every exhibit is presented well.

KATHLEEN L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This hotel met all of our expectations. Every person we encountered there, from the front desk people to the concierge to the cleaning people, etc was extremely friendly and helpful. It was clean and conveniently located within walking distance to Union Station and nearly all the museums, monuments, and buildings as well as lots of places to eat.

Julia W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Wow! A highlight of my trip to DC! The exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs was incredibly moving. On my next trip to DC, this will be my first stop!

Caitriona W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

A brilliant museum .
Needs more than one visit .
Cafe has really good food .

Only problem wasmuseum couldn't read viator barcode!

Peggy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Highly recommend this outstanding museum. Loved the Vietman special exhibit and the 9/11 memorial as well. Could have spent hours in the room with all the newspaper covers year by year. Plan a minimum of 2 hours. 4 would be best.

Ellen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Fantastic museum-----so much to see, they let you have a 2 day pass. Well done, well-organized. The cafe food is excellent and portions are huge. Will visit this museum again when in DC.
I wish all students could see the Civil Rights exhibit.

William B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A great place to visit. Perhaps pricey admissions, but well worth the experience. Lots of helpful folks to assist and direct. Well laid out and orderly. Definitely do it from the top down, but hit the 4D movie first. For the news junkie, it could be an all day affair.

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