September is Seniors Month

Senior Month, September,

During the month of September, the Newseum will offer an exclusive group rate to senior citizens.

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 groupsales@newseum.org.

Don’t miss this low-cost opportunity to visit D.C.’s most newsworthy museum! The Newseum’s seven levels of interactive exhibits explore 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. From the 1968: Civil Rights at 50 exhibit, to discovering Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, there is something for everyone at the Newseum. Stay for a few hours, or spend the whole day; either way, you can return the next day for free! All tickets are good for two consecutive days.

free bonus class: Finding Facts in the Age of Fake News

NewseumED will also be offering a special class for seniors throughout the month of September. The free class will be held Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. in the Newseum’s Documentary Theater. No registration is required.

Class Description

Fake news, bots … memes? The seemingly endless list of buzzwords in the news can make it hard to stay ahead in today’s ever-changing media landscape. In this 50-minute free program, participants will get clear definitions of current media terms and practical tools to spot misinformation and disinformation. Participants will leave the session equipped with strategies to help quiet the chaos and take charge of media they encounter in their daily lives.

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