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Education meets inspiration at the Newseum, where there’s more to every story. Students will unlock a deeper understanding of history, media and current events as they explore our 15 galleries, 15 theaters and dozens of interactive spaces and up-to-the-minute displays.

Find everything you need to book a visit, including: our field trip request form, information on school and youth group admission prices and our field trip policies and procedures.

Bringing a Group?

NewseumED staff would be happy to discuss your field trip plans or answer any questions you might have. Call us at 202/292-6650 or email educationprograms@newseum.org. Read “Things to Know Before You Go” for helpful tips including itineraries and gallery guides.

Class Field Trips

If you’re a teacher or university professor bringing your students, complete our student and youth field trip and class request form.

Virtual Class

If you’d like to participate in a virtual class, complete our virtual class request form.

Scout and Other Youth Groups

If you are a leader of a scout group or other youth organization, complete our student and youth field trip and class request form.

Adult Learners

If you are a part of an adult professional group, complete our group visit and program request form.

Individuals

If you’re an individual looking to buy general admission tickets, you can do so by visiting www.newseum.org/tickets/.

Admission Prices

D.C. Metro Area Schools

D.C. metro area schools visit the Newseum free, thanks to a program sponsored by WTOP 103.5 FM. To qualify for the free schools program, schools must have a group reservation and be located in one of the jurisdictions listed below:

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland: Anne Arundel County, Calvert County, Charles County, Frederick County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, St. Mary’s County
  • Virginia: Arlington County, Fairfax County, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Stafford County, City of Alexandria, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park

Schools Outside the D.C. Metro Area

Schools outside the sponsorship area qualify for a special discounted school field trip rate. See a full list of student and chaperone pricing.

Scouts and Other Youth Groups

Summer camps, scout groups and other youth programs qualify for discounted group rates. Learn more about admission prices and available discounts.

Field Trip Policies and Procedures

Reservations must be made at least one week in advance to qualify for discounted rates and will require pre-payment. Learn more about our payment, cancellation, arrival and other policies.

EDTools

Incorporate NewseumED resources in your classroom or enrich your research project with rare, hi-res primary sources.

EDClasses & Training

Request a class or workshop to get personalized instruction from Newseum Education staff.

EDCollections

Dive into specially curated collections of primary sources and lessons on civil rights, women's suffrage and more.

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