Girl Scout Day 2018

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tickets are an $11 flat rate per person (scout, leader, family member). Scouts and all kids age 6 and under are free.
Girl Scout Day 2018 @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

UPDATE: The Newseum plans to be open regular operating hours on March 3 for Girl Scout Day. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates if conditions change.

Girl Scouts are invited to the Newseum on March 3, 2018, for a special day of events created just for them. Among the fun events planned:

  • Show what you know about the Girl Scouts, women’s history and current events in the Newseum’s popular NewsMania game show. 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Knight Studio, Level 3. (45-minutes long)
  • Race across a giant game board as you play Front Page Frenzy, a game that uses historical front pages featuring accomplishments of famous women. 10 a.m., 11 a.m, noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., Learning Center, Concourse.(30 minutes)
  • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! Show off your best singing voice with our popular karaoke “Girl Scouts Sing!” Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Knight Studio, Level 3.
  • Learn how woman suffrage activists used their First Amendment rights to bring attention to their cause in “Votes for Women.” 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Documentary Theater, Concourse. (20 minutes)

  • At the Express Yourself station, decorate a tote bag, slap bracelet and/or make a button. Drop in anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Annenberg Theater Lobby, Level 1.
  • NEW in 2018! See if you can tell what’s real and what’s fake in our news challenge. 11:30 a.m., noon, 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Private Dining Room, Level 2.(25 minutes)
  • Bring your camera and capture a selfie with a life-sized cutout of Nellie Bly, a pioneer for women in journalism, in our Photo Op. All day, NBC News Interactive Newsroom, Level 2.
  • Pack your imagination and head off on the Nellie Bly Global Scavenger Hunt in the Newseum’s exhibits. Travel through time to learn about the different ways of communicating, news around the world and the life of journalist Elizabeth Cochrane, aka Nellie Bly. Download the scavenger hunt and bring it with you. All day.
  • Take a break and get active in our FunSpot game space! Play mega-sized games of Connect Four and Jenga. Or challenge your friends to a game of beanbag toss! Drop in between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., outside the FBI exhibit, Concourse.

Among them: Do we have to stay all day? Can my Daisy scouts, who are age 6 or younger and get free admission, still get the commemorative patch?

If you have additional questions, please call the Newseum Education Department at 202/292-6650 or email

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