The Newseum is one of Washington, D.C.’s most unique museums. As an institution dedicated solely to the presence and influence of news media in the modern world, it’s both fascinating and thought provoking for visitors of any age. A must-see for any aspiring journalist!
With seven levels and fifteen galleries filled with artifacts, award-winning photos, newspaper clippings, historic documents, and interactive exhibits, the Newseum is practically full to bursting with objects that trace the history of media in the United States and beyond. There’s even a 4-D theater and a number of multimedia galleries.
Some of their most popular exhibits feature eras and themes from all over history, including:
Located on corner of Pennsylvania Ave & 6th St, NW. Drive west (toward Capitol) on Pennsylvania Avenue, turn left on 6th Street.
Beginning July 1, 2015, the Newseum will offer safe and affordable parking inside our building at 555 Pennsylvania Ave. Open 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., Mon. – Sat. and 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Sun., rates are $10 for the first hour and $20 for over one hour, up to a full day. After 5 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends there will be a flat rate of $15. Entrance to the Newseum parking garage is on C Street. - See more here.