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Newseum tickets

Gate Prices Adult $26.38
Child (7-12) $15.81

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:

  • The American Civil War
  • 9/11
  • The Civil Rights movement
  • The Berlin Wall
  • Ethics in news reporting
  • The First Amendment
  • The FBI
  • And more!

The Washington DC Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for Newseum tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

Present your pass at admissions desk for admission. You will receive a 2-Day ticket.


Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm


Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Inauguration Day.


DC Pass admission includes a second consecutive day for free! Children ages 6 and under are always free. July 1 through Labor Day, the Newseum waives admission for youth ages 18 and younger accompanied by an Adult or Senior admission.


555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington D.C 20001

Driving Directions

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.

Public Transportation

Metro-Archives/Navy Memorial (Green/Yellow lines) or Judiciary Square (Red line).

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