Newseum

January 18, 2013 in Community, Resources

The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news and history — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Within its seven levels of galleries and theaters, the Newseum offers a unique environment that takes museum-goers behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made.” Source: The Newseum

While the free Smithsonian museums do a fine job of housing our important artifacts, I believe the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue… does an unparalleled job of telling our nation’s story.

Opened in April 2008, it’s the product of several major news organizations generously sharing resources and artifacts. About halfway between the White House and Capitol Hill, the Newseum is six floors of interactive history encased in glass and steel.” Source: Michael Landauer, The Dallas Morning News

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