Newseum Is Open During Government Shutdown

The Newseum will operate as normal during the federal government shutdown. Its hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Now on exhibit at the Newseum:

The Newseum’s newest exhibit, “1968: Civil Rights at 50,” explores the tumultuous events that shaped the civil rights movement in 1968, when movement leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, unleashing anger and anguish across the country.

The Berlin Wall Gallery features eight 12-foot-high concrete sections of the original wall — the largest display of unaltered portions of the wall outside of Germany. A three-story East German guard tower that loomed near Checkpoint Charlie — Berlin’s best-known East-West crossing — stands nearby.

“Inside Today’s FBI” includes artifacts from some of the FBI’s most famous cases, including the Unabomber, the Boston Marathon bombing and the Internet’s sinister Silk Road. Go behind the scenes with the FBI to explore how crime and crime-fighting have evolved in the post-9/11 age.

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