Getting to the Newseum

Directions via Metro:

Archives/Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Station (Green Line and Yellow Line)

  • Take the Green or Yellow Line to the Archives/Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro Station
  • Exit the station, turn left and walk toward Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue, walk toward the Capitol and cross Seventh Street
  • Walk one block to the Newseum, located at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street

Judiciary Square Station (Red Line)

  • Take the Red Line to the Judiciary Square Metro Station
  • Use the 4th Street exit
  • Walk south on 4th Street and turn right onto D Street
  • Walk one block west on D Street and veer left onto Indiana Avenue
  • Continue west and turn left onto 6th Street
  • Walk two blocks to the Newseum, located at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street

Smithsonian Station (Orange Line and Blue Line)

  • Take the Blue or Orange Line to the Smithsonian Metro Station.
  • Exit the station and turn left
  • Walk across the Mall toward the Natural History Museum, cross Madison Drive and continue on 12th
  • Street for approximately one block
  • Turn right onto Constitution Avenue and walk approximately four blocks
  • Turn left onto Sixth Street
  • Walk one block to the Newseum, located at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street

Gallery Place-Chinatown Station (Green Line, Yellow Line and Red Line)

  • Take the Green, Red or Yellow Line to the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station
  • Use the Seventh and F Street exit
  • Walk down Seventh Street approximately three blocks
  • Turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Walk one block to the Newseum, located at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street

Directions via Automobile

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

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