Girl Scout Day at the Newseum
Purchase tickets by February 10 to receive a commemorative Girl Scout Day patch.
Show what you know about the Girl Scouts, women’s history and current events in the Newseum’s popular NewsMania game show. Knight Studio, Level 3, 9:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. (45 minutes)
Race across a giant game board as you play our Front Page Frenzy game that uses historic front pages featuring accomplishments of famous women. Learning Center, Concourse, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. (30 minutes)
Show off your best singing voice with our karaoke Girl Scouts Sing! Sing songs by famous former Girl Scouts such as Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and Sheryl Crow. Knight Studio, Level 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. NEW THIS YEAR!
Learn how woman suffrage activists used their First Amendment rights to bring attention to their cause in Votes for Women . Documentary Theater, Concourse, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (20 minutes)
In the Express Yourself station, decorate a tote bag, picture frame or patch button. Annenberg Theater Lobby, Level 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring your camera and capture a selfie with a life-sized cutout of Nellie Bly, a pioneer for women in journalism, in our Photo Op. NBC News Interactive Newsroom, Level 2, all day. NEW THIS YEAR!
Join a Women Who Rock tour to discover how women have made gains – and a name – by speaking out through music and marches in the world of politics and social movements. Today’s Front Pages Gallery, Level 6, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (20 minutes) NEW THIS YEAR!
Pack your imagination and head off on a Nellie Bly Global Scavenger Hunt in the Newseum’s exhibits. Travel through time to learn about the different ways of communicating, news around the world and the life of journalist Elizabeth Cochrane, aka Nellie Bly. Download the hunt and print it in advance.
Take a break and get active in our Funspot game room! Play mega-sized games of Connect Four and Jenga. Challenge your friends in a game of bean bag toss! Private Dining Room, Level 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NEW THIS YEAR!
Discover the various ways that young women have used the five freedoms of the First Amendment to fight for their beliefs in our self-guided Girl Power Scavenger Hunt . Pick up at Information Desk, Level 1, all day. NEW THIS YEAR!