Fans of news, culture and the First Amendment will be fascinated at the Newseum, located a mere 10 minutes from Comfort Inn Ballston. This top Washington, DC museum brings to life the most captivating news stories of the past and present. You'll be able to relive them all via interactive exhibits, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, films, and historic artifacts. Take a private tour and receive invaluable behind-the-scenes information.
Adults (19-64): $22.95; Seniors (65+): $18.95; Youth (7-18): $13.95; Children (6 and under): Free. Ticket prices do not include tax.
Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Supreme Court Fellows Program Lecture
How long does it take to see the Newseum?
It all depends on how large a group you're with as well as what your interests are. On average, exploring the Newseum takes anywhere from two to three hours. Of course, there are so many compelling exhibits, you could end up spending the entire day.
Are there any family-friendly deals?
There is a great summer deal for families. From July 1 through Labor Day, anyone 18 years and younger will be admitted to the Newseum absolutely free as long as they’re accompanied by a paying adult. Up to four kids are eligible with each paid admission.