Newseum > Newseum Closing
Yes, please visit the Freedom Forum Institute events calendar for information about upcoming programs.
The First Amendment tablet belongs to the museum and will be removed from the building as part of our transition. We are actively searching for a location where it can
The Journalists Memorial is a powerful symbol of our mission. As the Newseum transitions in 2020, the memorial will remain a priority project, even as we remove and store the
The Today’s Front Pages online exhibit will continue after the Newseum closes Dec. 31.
We remain committed to continuing our mission – in a financially sustainable way – to increase public understanding of the importance of the free press and the First Amendment. We
We hope to find a suitable location that can serve as the Newseum’s next home but that process will take time. The Freedom Forum will move to temporary offices in
In 2020, we will de-install our exhibits and return artifact loans to lenders. We will also move pieces in our permanent collection to our archive facility outside Washington, D.C., until
We have an agreement to sell the building to Johns Hopkins University. The university plans to use it for its D.C.-based programs.