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.

SENIOR MONTH: September is the perfect time for seniors to visit the Newseum! Save on admission costs with a special discount. For the month of September, the Newseum will offer an exclusive group rate to senior citizens. For groups of 10 or more, seniors age 65 and over will enter the Newseum for only $11 (plus tax). You can take advantage of this special rate now by contacting the Newseum’s Group Sales at 202/292-6690 or via email at

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