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The Newseum is an interactive museum dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution - the free exercise of religion, speech, the press, peaceful assembly, and petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. It traces the evolution of print and electronic communication from the earliest days of the United States to the present day and offers a peak into the future. It has 7 levels of interesting and informative displays, 15 theaters, 2 broadcast studios, a newsroom, and galleries. The Berlin Wall Gallery on Level 2 exhibits the largest display of sections of the Berlin Wall outside Germany. Level 3 has exhibitions on the history of popular comics such as Peanuts and Calvin and Hobbes. The News Corporation News History Gallery on Level 5 is the museum's largest gallery, tracing the history of newsgathering over 500 years across various themes such as war reporting, women in media and landmark news. The Front Pages Gallery on Level 6 presents daily front pages of more than 80 international newspapers. Also of note is the glass memorial to slain journalists, located above the ground floor.

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About Newseum

 555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

 Nearest Transit: Archives (Green Line & Yellow Line)

 +1 888 639-738

 http://newseum.org

Newseum and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial(1.9 km)
Thomas Jefferson played an outsized role as one of the USA's Founding Fathers, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third president.

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art(0.2 km)
The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U.

National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History(1 km)
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States.

World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial(1.9 km)
The World War II Memorial in the National Mall commemorates the 16 million servicemen of the US armed forces who supported the country's World War II efforts.

United States Capitol

United States Capitol(0.7 km)
Nestled on a plateau in Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Capitol is a power centre, home to the House of Representatives and the Senate.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum(1.4 km)
Both a museum and a memorial, this space is dedicated to the exposition of just what exactly occurred during the Holocaust, its pointless inhumanity and unbelievable suffering.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument(1.5 km)
Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington.

Declaration of Independence Memorial

Declaration of Independence Memorial(2.1 km)
A little known memorial stands on the island in the Constitution Gardens Lake, dedicated to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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