Newseum Discounts and Free Admission:
For visitors searching for Newseum discounts and free admission, there are a few options to consider. While these discounts will not work for everyone, they are worth checking prior to paying full admission. Be sure to check that the promotion is still current, as they vary each year.
Free Admission – Bank of America, Museums on Us:
As part of a larger commitment to the arts, Bank of America offers their member credit and debit card holders free admission to select museums on the first full weekend of every month. The Newseum in Washington, DC participates in this promotion. Bank of America card holders must present their debit or credit card along with photo ID at the museum. Free admission only includes the card holder and not guests. Visitors should check the Museums on Us website for the applicable dates and participating museums and to verify the program has not changed from the previous year. While this promotion will not coincide with everyone’s visiting schedule, it might be worth checking out for those who use Bank of America. Bank of America Museums on Us
Free Admission – Summer Fun Deal:
From July 1st through Labor Day, the Newseum offers free admission for kids 18 and under when accompanied by an adult paying full admission. Check the Newseum site for details, as this promotion varies each year. The Newseum has not yet announced if they are offering the Summer Fun Deal again for 2018 with up to four kids per adult ticket.Newseum
Free Admission – Smithsonian Magazine, Museum Day Live!:
While limited to one day a year, the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! event offers registerd users free admission to the Newseum. Participants must download the free ticket for each visitor. Visitors should check the website as the date and participating museums vary every year. For 2018, the Museum Day Live! is Saturday, September 22, 2018. Museum Day Live!
15% Discount – Online Discount:
As of 2018, Newseum offers a 15% discount for visitors who buy their tickets in advance online. This applies to adult, senior and youth tickets. These tickets are not date specific and can be used any time until the end of the calendar year. Once redeemed, tickets are good for a two day period. Check the Newseum website for additional details. Newseum
10% Discount – ID Discount:
The Newseum offers a 10% discount off adult rate tickets for military, college students and AAA members who show applicable ID. This cannot be combined with any other discount. Newseum
Second Day Free:
With six floors of exhibits to explore, the Newseum extends the admittance of tickets to a second day. Present the purchased ticket at the admission desk on the following day and visit for free!
SmartDestinations offers a Washington, DC Go Card that can save visitors up to 40% off attractions that include the Newseum. Custom packages are available and are ideal for visitors interested in Mount Vernon, International Spy Museum, or Madame Tussauds DC. Washington, DC Go Card is an affiliate program.
Even at full admission, the Newseum is worth visiting. The Pulitzer Prize Gallery, Berlin Wall segments, and 9/11 Gallery are all exceptionally well done.