Free student admission for Washington-area schools is co-sponsored by WTOP 103.5 and <em>The Washington Post.</em>

Free student admission for Washington-area schools is co-sponsored by WTOP 103.5 and The Washington Post.

School Admission Prices

DC Metro Area Schools
Schools outside the DC Metro area
Other Youth Groups
To book a class field trip, visit Field Trip Reservation Request Form or call 202/292-6650.

DC Metro Area Schools 

Free Student Admission

Field Trip Rates

  • Students: Free
  • Chaperones: Free*
  • Additional adults: $15.75

 

Washington-area school groups visit the Newseum for free. The program is co-sponsored by WTOP 103.5 and The Washington Post.

To qualify, schools must have a group reservation and be located in one of the jurisdictions listed below.

College and university professor-led field trips located in the areas below also receive free admission. To qualify, colleges must make group reservations in advance.

To book a class field trip, visit Field Trip Reservation Request Form or call 202/292-6650.

Areas included in the free group-admission policy:

  • Washington, D.C.
  •  Maryland

    Anne Arundel County
    Calvert County
    Charles County
    Frederick County
    Howard County
    Montgomery County
    Prince George's County
    St. Mary's County
  • Virginia

    Arlington County
    Fairfax County
    Fauquier County
    Loudoun County
    Prince William County
    Stafford County
    City of Alexandria
    City of Fairfax
    City of Falls Church
    City of Manassas
    City of Manassas Park

*Note: Students receive free admission. One chaperone for every 10 students will also receive free admission. Additional chaperones over the required 1:10 ratio will be charged the school field trip adult rate.

Schools outside the DC Metro area 

Schools outside the sponsorship area qualify for a special school field trip rate.

  • Students: $11
  • Chaperones: Free*
  • Additional Adults: $15.75

*One chaperone for every 10 students will receive free admission. Additional chaperones over the required 1:10 ratio will be charged $15.75 the school field trip adult rate.

Other Youth Groups 

Summer camps, scout groups and other youth programs with 10 or more people qualify for discounted group rates.

One chaperone for every 10 youth will receive free admission. Additional chaperones over the required 1:10 ratio will be charged $17.95 each, plus tax.

Group Rates for visits in 2014

  • Youth (18 and under): $11.95 plus tax
  • Chaperones: Free*
  • Adults and seniors (19 and older): $17.95 plus tax

*One chaperone for every 10 youth will receive free admission. Additional chaperones over the required 1:10 chaperone ratio will be charged $17.95 each.

All group reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance to qualify for the discounted rate and will require pre-payment. Accepted forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, corporate check or money order. The Newseum will NOT accept purchase orders as a form of payment. All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds for no-shows or unused tickets.

Assistance (e.g. ASL interpretation, assistive listening, description) for programs/tours can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please contact AccessUs at AccessUs@newseum.org or by calling 202/292-6453.

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