Newseum Opens in Arlington, Va.

April 18, 1997: Newseum Opens in Arlington, Va.

Date: April 18, 1997

The Newseum opens in Arlington, Va., to help the media and the public understand each other better with news-related artifacts, interactive exhibits, theaters, engaging programs and an education center. After welcoming 2.25 million visitors over five years, the Arlington Newseum closes in March 2002, to plan for its new location in Washington, D.C.