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$19.95, children (7-18) $14.95, ages 6 and under/museum members free. Discounts available for military/students with ID.

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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.

Free admission for service members during Veterans Day Weekend:
The Newseum will once again offer free admission to veterans and active duty military members, plus one guest. The promotion will begin on Saturday, Nov. 10, and continue through Monday, Nov. 12.
Veterans and active duty military members will be able to experience the groundbreaking photography exhibit, “Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography,” which features seven decades of award-winning images from the archives of Pictures of the Year International. Other popular Newseum attractions include the “The Marines and Tet,” “Inside Today’s FBI” and the Berlin Wall Gallery.
To take advantage of this offer, veterans and active duty members should present military ID, another form of military service credential, or wear their uniforms.

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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