PHOTOS: A Tour of The Newseum in Washington D.C. — Part One

Hand-built printing press from Boston

AmericaJR’s Jason and Gloria Rzucidlo recently visited The Newseum in Washington D.C. The Newseum promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. The Newseum’s seven levels of interactive exhibits include 15 galleries and 15 theaters. Among the most memorable exhibits are the 9/11 Gallery Sponsored by Comcast, featuring the broadcast antennae from the top of the World Trade Center; the Berlin Wall Gallery, whose eight concrete sections are one of the largest pieces of the original wall outside Germany; and the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery, which features photographs from every Pulitzer Prize-winning entry dating back to 1942.

The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC, 20001. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $24.95 for Adults (19 to 64), $19.95 for Seniors (65 and older), $14.95 for Youth (7 to 18) and Free for Children (6 and younger). Visit their website at