Newseum is Closing; First Amendment Mission Goes Forward

Newseum, Social

There is still time to visit! The Newseum is open through the end of the year.

Please follow the link below for frequently asked questions about the Newseum’s closing.

See for yourself why the Newseum is called the “must-see” attraction in Washington, D.C. Located between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, a visit to the Newseum is a conversation-inspiring experience you won’t find anywhere else.


Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Newseum will be closing in its current location on December 31, 2019.

Hours subject to change without notice.

Get Here

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC, 20001


Purchase a ticket, and the next day’s visit is free!

  • Adults, 19 to 64: $24.95 + tax
  • Seniors, 65 and older: $19.95 + tax
  • Youth, 7 to 18: $14.95 + tax
  • Children, 6 and younger: Free
  • Prices subject to change without notice.
  • Discounts for journalists, military, teachers, college students, and AAA members are available only at our admissions desk with applicable ID (view details).
  • 15% discount on food at The Source by Wolfgang Puck (view details)
  • Complimentary coat check

Become a Newseum Member and get free admission through 2019.

Guided Highlights Tour

Guided and VIP Experiences

Enhance your museum visit with a guided experience for you, your family or your group.

Inclement Weather Policy

During inclement weather, the Newseum follows the federal government’s decisions regarding weekday business hours. Closings or delays will be posted on Facebook and Twitter. Before attending a special event at the Newseum, please read our Event Guidelines.  

Printable Visitors Guide (PDF)


Call us at 202/292-6100, or contact