The Newseum is a fully accessible facility that offers services to visitors with special needs.
Elevators that stop on each floor are located on both sides of the building. A limited number of wheelchairs, scooters and walking aids are available on a first-come, first-served basis (with photo ID) at our two coat check locations.
The Newseum is pleased to offer one-hour guided Spotlight Tours for visitors who are deaf or hearing impaired and use American Sign Language. Tours will be held on the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Tours are on a first-come, first-served basis and do not require advanced notice.
Assistive listening devices are available upon request for “I-Witness: A 4-D Time Travel Adventure” in the Walter & Leonore Annenberg Theater and for the Documentary Theater. Other Newseum theaters offer open captioning.
Visitors Guide publications are available in Braille and in large print upon request at the Information Desk on Level 1.
Guests with other special needs should email their requests to: email@example.com.