CLOSED WHILE RELOCATING TO WASHINGTON DC, IN 2006.
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.