Summer Fun Deal

Summer Fun Deal

Summer Admissions Prices

The rates listed below are valid July 1 through September 1, 2014. Please visit School Admissions Prices for rates valid during the 2014-2015 school year.

Youth Groups
Schools outside the DC Metro area
DC Metro Area Schools

To book a group in advance and receive discounted rates, visit Summer Field Trip Reservation Request Form or call 202/292-6650.


Youth Groups

Summer camps, scout groups and other youth programs

Group Rates

  • Youth (18 and under): FREE*
  • Adults and seniors (19 and older): $17.95 plus tax

* Four youth receive free admission with each paid adult admission.


Schools outside the DC Metro area


School Field Trip Rates

  • Students: Free*
  • Chaperones: $15.75

* Four youth receive free admission with each paid adult admission.


DC Metro Area Schools

Free Student Admission

Field Trip Rates

  • Students: Free
  • Chaperones: Free*
  • Additional Adults: $15.75

*Note: Students receive free admission. One chaperone for every 10 students will also receive free admission. Additional chaperones over the required 1:10 chaperone ratio will be charged $15.75 each.

The free admission program for Washington-area school groups is co-sponsored by WTOP 103.5 and  The Washington Post.

To qualify, schools must have a group reservation and be located in one of the jurisdictions listed below.

College and university professor-led field trips located in the same areas listed below also receive free admission. To qualify, colleges must make group reservations in advance.

To book a class field trip, visit Summer Field Trip Reservation Request Form or call 202/292-6650.

Areas included in the free group-admission policy:

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland
    • Anne Arundel County
    • Calvert County
    • Charles County
    • Frederick County
    • Howard County
    • Montgomery County
    • Prince George's County
    • St. Mary's County
  • Virginia
    • Arlington County
    • Fairfax County
    • Fauquier County
    • Loudoun County
    • Prince William County
    • Stafford County
    • City of Alexandria
    • City of Fairfax
    • City of Falls Church
    • City of Manassas
    • City of Manassas Park

One week advance notice is recommended to assure your preferred time and date. All group reservations must be prepaid to qualify for the discounted rate. Accepted forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, corporate check or money order. The Newseum will NOT accept purchase orders as a form of payment. All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds for no-shows or unused tickets.

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