CLOSED WHILE RELOCATING TO WASHINGTON DC, IN 2006.
1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington Virginia 22209
703-284-3544 Toll Free: 888-639-7386
This is an interactive museum of news. Displays allow visitors to act as editors and put together newpaper front pages, step into reality ride to the scene of a breaking news story as photographers and test their skills as investigative reporters. In the broadcast studio visitors can watch a live television newscast.
Adjoining the museum is 1.6 acre Freedom Park, dedicated to the worldwide struggle for freedom. Highlights include a fallen, headless statue of Vladamir Lenin, a South African ballot box, a replica of a tin kayak used by escaping Cuban refugees, pieces of the Berlin Wall and bronze casting of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birmingham jail cell door.
Call for hours of operation. Closed major holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Washington) African-American Civil War Memorial
(Waldorf) Afro-American Heritage Museum
(Arlington) Arlington National Cemetery
(Washington) Arts and Industries Building
(Baltimore) B & O Railroad Museum
(Ellicott City) B & O Railroad Station Museum
02/19 Coming to The Arlington area
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.