Girl Scout Day at the Newseum

March 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Girl Scout troops may purchase discounted $11 admission tickets. Scouts under age 6 are free.
Girl Scout Day at the Newseum @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Newseum is thrilled to welcome Girl Scouts to a special day of events created just for them.

There’s plenty to participate in:

  • Show what you know about the Girl Scouts, women’s history and current events in the Newseum’s popular NewsMania game show. Knight Studio, Level 3, 9:30 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. (45 minutes)
  • Race across a giant game board as you play our Front Page Frenzy  game that uses historic front pages featuring accomplishments of famous women.  Learning Center, Concourse Level, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.;  Private Dining Room, Level 2, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Learn how women’s suffrage activists used their First Amendment rights to bring attention to their cause in Votes for Women. Documentary Theater, Concourse Level, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (20 minutes)
  • Attend the Girl Scouts’ Conversations of Consequence, a powerful dialogue with industry leaders and Gold Award Girl Scouts to raise awareness, ignite conversations, and inspire impact around the future of girls and women. Annennberg Theater, 1-3 p.m.
    • Panelists
      • Faye Fields, CEO IRT and president Board of Directors Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
      • Natalie Givans, senior vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton
      • Sharon Dunbar, Air Force major general (retired), vice president Human Resources at General Dynamics Mission Systems
      • Natalie Ludaway, chief deputy attorney general, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
      • Abrar Omeish, student Yale University, Gold Award Girl Scout
    • Moderator: Lidia Soto-Harmon, CEO Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
  • In the Express Yourself station, decorate a tote bag, button or slap bracelet celebrating your right to free expression. NBC News Interactive Newsroom, Level 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Join a Women in Journalism Gallery Walk to hear stories and see artifacts on female trailblazers. News History Gallery, Level 5, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (20 minutes)
  • Pack your imagination and head off on a 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 hunt and print it in advance.

To book your tickets, please call the Newseum Education Department at 202/292-6650 or submit this ticket request form.

Note: Because of the special program in the Annenberg Theater, the last 4-D movie will be at 11:30 a.m. today. Screenings at 9:30 a.m, 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Seating is limited for some events.


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