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The Newseum is conveniently located between the U.S. Capitol and the White House on historic Pennsylvania Ave. We’re just one block from the National Mall and, since we open an hour earlier than the Smithsonian Museums, the Newseum is a great place to begin your day in Washington, D.C.

Whether you are driving and parking, or taking advantage of some of Washington’s alternative transportation options, the Newseum is easy to find and conveniently located.

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Getting Here

The Metro is a quick, easy and efficient way to travel when you are in Washington, D.C. and the Newseum is close to several access points. To find the route closest to you, visit Metro's website.

There are several MetroBus routes with stops located within ¼ mile of the Newseum. To find the route closest to you, visit Metro's website.

At just $1 and with buses arriving every 10 minutes, the DC Circulator provides daily bus service on five convenient routes throughout Washington, DC. Two routes have stops within walking distance of the Newseum. For more information, visit DC Circulator's website.

Capital Bikeshare puts over 1,600 bicycles at your fingertips. You can choose any of the 175 stations across Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, and Alexandria, VA and return it to any station near your destination. Simply take a bike from one of the many stations, and return it to a docking station close to the Newseum. The closest docking stations to the Newseum are located at:

  • 6th and Indiana Ave., NW
  • 10th and Constitution Ave., NW
  • 4th and D Street, NW
  • Maryland & Independence Ave., SW

For more information about fees and station locations, visit Capital Bikeshare's website.

From points south of Washington, D.C.

  • Take I-95 North and merge onto I-395 North via exit 170A-B toward WASHINGTON.
  • From I-395 merge onto US-1 North toward DOWNTOWN.
  • Turn right on Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • From Constitution, turn left onto Sixth Street.
  • Continue to the Newseum at the corner of Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

From points north of Washington, D.C.

  • Take I-95 South and merge onto MD-295 South via exit 52 toward BWI AIRPORT.
  • From MD-295 South merge onto New York Avenue, N.E. (US-50 West) toward WASHINGTON.
  • Take I-395 South toward TUNNEL.
  • Take the tunnel exit and make a slight left turn onto Third Street, N.W.
  • From Third Street turn right onto Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • From Constitution, turn right onto Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Continue to the Newseum at the corner of Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

  • Take the North exit ramp.
  • Merge onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GW PKWY N).
  • Take the I-395 North exit toward WASHINGTON.
  • Merge onto US-1 North toward DOWNTOWN.
  • Turn right onto Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • From Constitution, turn left onto Sixth Street.
  • Continue to the Newseum at the corner of Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

From Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Follow airport direction signs to go east on the Dulles Airport Access Road toward WASHINGTON.
  • Dulles Airport Access becomes VA-267 East.
  • From VA-267 East, take I-66 East.
  • Take the Constitution Ave./US-50 East exit.
  • Stay straight to US-50 East.
  • Stay straight to merge onto Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • Turn left onto Sixth Street.
  • Continue to the Newseum at the corner of Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

From Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

  • Take I-195 West.
  • Merge onto MD-295 South via exit 2B toward WASHINGTON.
  • From MD-295 South, merge onto New York Avenue, N.E. (US-50 West) toward WASHINGTON.
  • Take I-395 South toward TUNNEL.
  • Take the tunnel exit and make a slight left turn onto Third Street, N.W.
  • From Third Street turn right onto Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • From Constitution, turn right onto Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Continue to the Newseum at the corner of Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
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