Suggested itineraries and gallery guides help you meet educational goals, keep your group organized and make the most of your museum visit.
The 9/11 Gallery Sponsored by Comcast is a popular stop for teachers and students.
Navigating 15 galleries, 15 theaters and 250,000 square feet of exhibit space with students is no easy feat. Our resources below will help you quickly find the right combination of exhibits, classes and activities to engage your students, meet your learning goals and efficiently move through the museum.
“We travel from New York City to the Newseum, and it is well worth the expense and trouble. Best museum in the country.” — Ann Roberts, teacher, City and Country School
NewseumED staff would be happy to discuss your field trip plan or answer any questions you might have. Call us at 202/292-6650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bringing a Group?
Find everything you need to book a visit for your class or group, including our field trip request form, information on school and youth group admission prices and our field trip policies and procedures.
If you’re an individual looking to buy general admission tickets, you can do so by visiting www.newseum.org/tickets/.
Things to Know Before You Go
All tickets are good for two consecutive days. Tour any day and come back the next day for free! See a full list of student and chaperone pricing.
Please enter through the main entrance on Pennsylvania Avenue. Your tickets will be held for you at the group admissions desk. The Newseum does not provide bus parking. Note: Due to construction, C Street will be closed to buses indefinitely beginning June 1, 2016. Bus staging will occur on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Visit the Group Dining Options page to find several quick and economical ways to enjoy lunch at the Newseum in the The Food Section by Wolfgang Puck. Please note that outside food and beverage may NOT be consumed in the Newseum. Students may bring in their own lunches, but they must remain in their backpacks and be eaten offsite. There is no storage at the Newseum for student lunches.
Share these helpful tips with your chaperones to help make the most of your group’s time at the Newseum and ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for you and your students.
Thematics, standards-aligned gallery guides support student understanding of the exhibits. They’re ready to go as PDFs and available as Word documents for easy customization.
Lost? Have a question about an exhibit? Look for the Visitor Services Representatives in green jackets throughout the building; they’ll be happy to answer any questions.
Students (and teachers!) love riding the glass elevators and getting the best view of all seven levels. Entry is on the Hubbard Broadcasting Concourse level.