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555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Penn Quarter)
(1) 888-639-7386 | www.newseum.org
HOURS/TIMESDaily: 9:00am-5:00pm; Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day: Closed
PRICE (TICKETS)Adults: USD 21.95; Seniors: USD 17.95; Youth: USD 12.95; Kids Under 6: Free; Family 4 Pack (two adults and two kids): USD 59.95
RESERVE IN ADVANCERecommended for savings
WAIT TIME WITHOUT RESERVATIONNone
HIGHLIGHTSBerlin Wall gallery; 9/11 gallery
Walking up to this vast, glossy museum, you're greeted by the day’s front pages from around the country and around the world before you even step foot inside. The airy museum explores centuries of journalism and news coverage, and you’ll find exhibits showcasing everything from NBC news rooms to political scandals to the rise of the Internet. With other highlights including every Pulitzer Prize winning photo, a full TV studio with broadcasting equipment, and pieces of the Berlin Wall and World Trade Center, this spot is the perfect place for a day of learning with the kids or discovering interesting tidbits with friends.
GO HERE WITH
Friends; family; news junkies
WHY WE LIKE IT
While we love the other classic museums in town with their ancient artifacts and historical exhibits, this museum feels fresh and new with interesting and interactive displays.
WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE
This is one of the few museums in town with an admission fee, and although it’s one of the best, it’s still hard to hand over more than USD 20 for a ticket.
GOOD TO KNOW
A great choice for sleek and modern DC dining, The Source by Wolfgang Puck, is located inside the museum.
NBC Studio Tour (New York)
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