Newseum

Washington, DC

4 (5 reviews)

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Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA Number: 888 639-7386 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

News isn't just for adults, not when there is an incredible museum in Washington DC like Newseum!

Newseum makes news FUN for kids, through the numerous galleries that showcase news through the ages. Many of the exhibits are fully interactive, so kids will be able to experience current events and historic events through fun activities and means.

The museum if dedicated to free expression, and with seven (yes SEVEN) levels of galleries and theaters, there is a lot to see and do! In fact, it's considered one of the most interactive museums in the entire world - now THAT is an achievement!

Kids can trace through the evolution of the electronic communication too, and how news was found and told. They can learn all about the birth of radio, right through to Twitter and social media being used to report the news.

The topics of the exhibits range greatly, so kids can really have a expansive educational experience during their time at Newseum. They can learn all about the Civil Rights movement, as well as see an actual piece of the Berlin Wall, and learn why it was pulled down (and created in the first place!)

The world's first satellite truck that changed the way breaking news was reported can be seen in the galleries, and there is even an exhibit on Presidents and their pets!

A touching memorial that can't be missed at Newseum is the 9/11 exhibit, where you can actually see a piece of the tower.

It's worth seeing the gallery of "front pages" too, where you can see front pages of national newspapers from all over the world - from the day you visit

A truly fascinating and exciting experience for kids, where the exhibits will capture their attention, and allow them to learn in a fun and interactive way.

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$24.95 + tax

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Children

$14.95 + tax (Ages 7 to 18)

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Discount

Seniors $19.95 + tax

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Free Under

6 years

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Last Updates

2018

Any top tips?

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There is a LOT to see, so allow at least 2 hours!

I'm Hungry!

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There is self-service dining in the Food Section, with a menu designed by Wolfgang Puck, and features sandwiches, desserts and snacks. The Express Bar is where you can pick up quick snacks, chips, sandwiches and drinks

Healthy Eating There are healthy options in the Food Section, including salads, sandwiches and bottled water

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Where is it at?

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It's a great place for students! They offer FREE visits for schools in the DC area, or you can book a tour for a discounted rate if you're from outside the area. Make sure you book at least a week in advance.

Can I get one of those?

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There is a gift shop where you can pick up Newseum related gifts and merchandise!

Need a little extra help?

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The entire museum is ADA compliant in all areas!

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in District of Columbia

When can we go?

9am - 5pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

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