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Washington, D.C.
2117 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037
Washington DC Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001 | 202-292-6100
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Washington, D.C. Newseum: Explore and Experience History First-Hand

From its vivid exploration of 9/11 events to its 12-foot-high sections of the Berlin Wall, the Newseum introduces visitors to history using dynamic first-hand accounts. The interactive Washington, D.C. news museum features 15 theaters and 15 galleries, immersing visitors into the most pivotal moments of history. Go behind the scenes and camera exploring the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery. Relive history's defining moments in one of the museum's 4-D theaters. Stay current on today's news under the 90-foot-high atrium of the Great Hall of News. With touring exhibits and rotating movies, the Newseum continues to capture the ever-changing times.


Prices - 

Adults: $22.95, Seniors (65 and older): $18.95, Youth (ages 7-18): $13.95

Hours - 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Special Movie Screenings
  • Rotating Exhibits 
  • Lectures & Panels


  • Self-Guided Tours 
  • Dining
  • 4-D Theater Experience
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Views
  • Guided Tours 


  • How can I Get to the museum?

    Located between the U.S. Capitol and the White House on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, the Newseum is just one block off the National Mall. Our hotel is walking distance from the Newseum or a quick ride on the Metro on the Green, Yellow and Red Lines. Open an hour earlier than the Smithsonian museums, the Newseum is the perfect place to begin your Washington, DC sightseeing adventures.
  • Are guided tours available?

    Yes. Guided Highlight Tours are provided daily, and they are an excellent way to see the Newseum's most popular exhibits and collections in a limited amount of time. Each guided tour lasts approximately 60 minutes, and tickets are available at the admission desk. The museum's guided tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and held daily at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

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