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What You Should Know about the Newseum Closing on Dec. 31

If you're headed to Washington, D.C. in the next month, you may want to put the Newseum at the forefront of your itinerary; the popular museum is set to close on December 31, 2019.  What do we know about the closing of the museum and its plans for re-opening at a new location?  Read on!

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Topics: Washington, D.C. Attractions, Newseum

30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  Can you guess which Washington, D.C. museum has the largest display of unaltered portions of the original wall outside of Germany?  Find out in our latest blog post.

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Topics: Newseum, School Trip to D.C.

TIME Magazine Awards this U.S. Museum one of "World's 100 Greatest Places"

TIME Magazine's first annual "World's 100 Greatest Places" was just released.  The goal of the list is to help readers find attractions that are not just popular tourist attractions, but places that are truly relevant and worth visiting worldwide. One of NationsClassroom's most popular student travel destinations made this prestigious list, which didn't surprise us!  Can you guess which D.C. attraction made the list?

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Topics: Newseum

A New Exhibit Opens at the Newseum and it's "Seriously Funny"

A new exhibit is set to open at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. this week, and it's seriously funny.  No, really.  #SeriouslyFunny is trending on Twitter in anticipation of the Seriously Funny: From The Desk of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" exhibit opening on June 21st.  

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Topics: Washington, D.C. Attractions, Newseum, School Trip to D.C.

Newseum Building Sold - Here's What You Need to Know

By now you may have heard that the building where the Newseum is housed (at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue) is being sold to John Hopkins University.  But what does that mean for school groups traveling to the Newseum in 2019?  We've got your answers.

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Topics: Washington, D.C. Attractions, Newseum, School Trip to D.C.

Student Newspapers Featured at the Newseum Display on Pennsylvania Avenue

Does your school have a student newspaper?  Would you like your school newspaper featured on the most famous street in the U.S.?  The Newseum in Washington, D.C. is showcasing student newspapers on their Front Pages app and as well as on their digital display on Pennsylvania Avenue - and yours could be next!

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Topics: Newseum, School Trip to D.C.

Newseum Announces YEAR OF THE STUDENT JOURNALIST

Are you heading to D.C. this year?  This week one of the most popular D.C. museums just made an exciting announcement.

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Topics: Newseum, School Trip to D.C.

What does today's Google Doodle and the Newseum have in Common?

Curious what today’s @Google doodle is about?  

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Topics: Newseum

Well Done, Nellie Bly, Who Set Out to Circle the Globe on This Day in 1889

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Nov 14, 2017 1:00:23 PM

On Nov. 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, one of the world’s first female reporters, embarked on an ambitious mission to circle the globe. 

 

Newseum visitors on a school trip to Washington, D.C. can see the satchel she carried during her around-the-world trek in the News History Gallery.

 

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Topics: Newseum

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Newseum

Posted by Aaron Killian, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Oct 31, 2017 10:51:19 AM
The Newseum is dedicated to telling the story of America’s free press. It's a living monument  to news reporting and the First Amendment, the text of which is etched into the stone wall on the museum’s south face.
 
It is a great place to connect history and ELA curriculum on a school trip to Washington, D.C. 
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Topics: Newseum

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