During lunch at the hotel bar, before heading out for adventure, I took out my tourist map and decided which museums to try and check out. Like I mentioned in my previous post, I probably should have gone to some museums before walking the mall to maximize my time. I narrowed it down to two museums: the Newseum and the Smithsonian Natural History museum. After doing the Mall, I only had enough time for the Newseum and decided to try and hit up the Smithsonian the next day after the main event of my trip.
Here’s a few highlights of the Newseum. So much history, some great photography exhibits, a great primer for journalism, and a great view of the city. I loved it!
There was one room full of archived newspapers of some major historical events. I took some snapshots of some of the major headlines from the past century: