A 250,000-square-foot venue lauding the First Amendment. Artifacts include sections of the Berlin Wall and historic front pages dating from the Civil War, plus 15 theaters, 15 galleries and 130 interactive stations. Pulitzer-Prize winners photo gallery, 9/11 memorial gallery and daily displays of front pages from every U.S. state. New media gallery traces the digital news revolution. On screen: "JFK: A Thousand Days," recounting the youthful glamour the Kennedy family brought to the White House and the newsworthy moments of a presidency cut short. M-Sa 9 am-5 pm, Su 10 am-5 pm. $24.95, seniors/students $19.95, children (7-18) $14.95, 6 and under free. Discounts available for families, military, advance tickets online.

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NOW OPEN: Featuring seven decades of award-winning images, “Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography” is a groundbreaking photography show that depicts the people and events that have defined our times, capturing war and peace, disaster and triumph, and the social and cultural shifts that have shaped the past 75 years.

The mission of the Newseum, located in Washington, D.C., is to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. Visitors experience the story of news, the role of a free press in major events in history, and how the core freedoms of the First Amendment — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — apply to their lives.

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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