January 31, 2008

Take a Tour of the Newseum

Rooftop view of the 90-feet tall New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News. (Maria Bryk)
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Rooftop view of the 90-feet tall New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News. (Maria Bryk)

The Internet, TV and Radio Gallery traces the evolution of electronic media. (Maria Bryk)
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The Internet, TV and Radio Gallery traces the evolution of electronic media. (Maria Bryk)

Forty-eight media screens are embedded in the 25-feet tall translucent walls of the Internet, TV and Radio Gallery. (Maria Bryk)
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Forty-eight media screens are embedded in the 25-feet tall translucent walls of the Internet, TV and Radio Gallery. (Maria Bryk)

Seven levels of exhibit space will be on display when the Newseum opens in the spring. (Maria Bryk)
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Seven levels of exhibit space will be on display when the Newseum opens in the spring. (Maria Bryk)

In the NBC News Interactive Newsroom, visitors learn the roles of photographers, editors and reporters. (Jessica Hall)
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In the NBC News Interactive Newsroom, visitors learn the roles of photographers, editors and reporters. (Jessica Hall)

Newseum staffers test the equipment in the Master Control Center. (Jessica Hall)
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Newseum staffers test the equipment in the Master Control Center. (Jessica Hall)

View of the New York Times-Ochs Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News from inside one of three main elevators that glide 100 feet from the Newseum's lowest level to the top. (Jessica Hall)
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View of the New York Times-Ochs Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News from inside one of three main elevators that glide 100 feet from the Newseum's lowest level to the top. (Jessica Hall)

A Capitol View. (Jessica Hall)
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A Capitol View. (Jessica Hall)

As construction on the Newseum nears completion, here is an inside look at some of its galleries and exhibits.

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