Newseum’s Invite: KIDS FREE Summer Fun Deal July 1 – Sept.1, 2014

This video presents “10 Top Things to See at the Newseum.”

  • Immerse yourself in the Newseum’s galleries and theaters.
  • Here are highlights of 10 of the top Newseum artifacts and exhibits Newseum recommends for your ‘must-see’ list.

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KIDS FREE Summer Fun Deal

July 1 – Sept. 1 (Labor Day), 2014

FREE Admission for youth visitors age 18 and younger. Up to four kids visit for FREE with each paid adult or senior admission, or Press Pass membership.

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001, USA
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The Newseum offers everything from the Berlin Wall and Pulitzer Prize-winning photos to interactive games.

Here are some highlights of Newseum this summer.

  • Newseum’s 15 theaters and 15 galleries.

  • Anchorman: The Exhibit,” on display through Aug. 31, 2014, featuring props from the hit movies and a look at real 1970s news teams.
    • The exhibit also includes a re-creation of the KVWN-TV anchor desk and news set where visitors can pose for photo ops.
    • Local TV news promotional ads from the 1970s and photos of popular news teams of the day also are part of the exhibit.
  • One Nation with News for All.”
    • This is a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience.
  • Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement
    • This exhibit explores the new generation of student leaders of the civil rights movement who exercised their First Amendment rights and fought segregation in the early 1960s.
    • It also spotlights key figures in the student civil rights movement, including John Lewis, now a U.S. representative from Georgia, and Julian Bond, who later became chairman of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).
  • 1964: Civil Rights at 50
    • See photojournalist Ted Polumbaum’s powerful images of Freedom Summer, and explore news coverage of key civil rights events of 1964.

Time running short? Remember to save your admission ticket and come back the next day for FREE!