"VISIT THE NEWSEUM WHEN IN DC" Newseum Tip by DennyP
Newseum, Washington D.C.: 4 reviews and 15 photos
This is truly an amazing Museum to spend a lot of time..having six levels there certainly is a lot to see ..upon entering the the first thing ahead is the "ORIENTATION THEATRES"... about 'What's News"...a short film about attention grabbing News stories..at the end of the Concourse is the FBI section..G MEN and JOURNALISTS...with all sorts of artifacs from different FBI crimes and events.. at the end of the glass elevators are sections of the Berlin Wall...
Level 1 contains the largest selection of Pullitzer prize winning photographs ..these are just wonderful exhibits and you will spend a lot of time here...this is interactive on touch screens..
Level 2 Located here is the Newseum Store with all sorts of items and souvenirs for sale..
Level 3 once again there are many different items to view here...an armoured reinforced truck...bullet riddled in the Balkans conflict that was used by TIME photographers..There is a journalists memorial here. see also John Glenns first space flight and coverage of the Hurricane Katrina that devistated New Orleans.
Level 4 contains what for me was amazing.THE 9/11 GALLERY:..on this huge wall are the front pages of the worlds major city newspapers of that day describing the attack of the World Trade Centres Twin Towers on Sept 11th.2001 also here is what is left of the huge mast antennae from the top of the North Tower.. also here for "Elvis fans is his motorcycle and his story of music and 50's mayhem..there is also a short movie of his life..
Level 5 NEWS HISTORY: is another amazing level of NEWS HISTORY...look at many of the newspaper cases and read some of the headlines of History
Level 6 is the best view of the Capitol Building and the National Mall on Pennsylvania Ave..
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