Annual memberships support the Newseum and Freedom Forum Institute’s mission to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. These Contributing and Sustaining members support our mission.

Join today and receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for a full year
  • Priority access to:
    • Newseum programs
    • Exclusive members-only events
  • Special discounts including:
    • 10 percent discount on lunch (food only, parties of 4 or less) on weekdays only at Jaleo D.C., China Chilcano, Oyamel and Zaytinya courtesy of José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup
    • 10 percent discount at the Newseum Store and The Food Section
    • Early-bird pricing for ticketed events like Newseum Nights
    • $5 off guest tickets (purchased on-site on day of visit)

Membership Pricing Information

  • Individual: $75 – for one person of any age
  • Dual: $125 – for two people of any age living at the same address
  • Family: $175 – for two adults and up to four children (ages 18 and under) living at the same address

Enhance your experience with even MORE benefits!

Contributing: $250

All Family Membership benefits, plus:

  • Two general admission guest passes
  • An invitation for two to one special event
  • Recognition on the Newseum website

Sustaining: $500

Enjoy all of the Contributing Membership benefits plus:

  • Two additional general admission guest passes (four total)
  • A private weekday tour for up to four people
  • An invitation to a Newseum curator-led event
  • 10 percent discount on adult team building activities such as NewsMania™ and the Ace Reporter Challenge Scavenger Hunt

For more information about Newseum Membership, email or call 202/292-6287.


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Newseum memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable and valid for one year from the date of purchase. Benefits are subject to change.

The Newseum and the Freedom Forum Institute are 501(c)(3) public charities. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.