WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The Newseum in Washington D.C. is officially closed and is looking for a new home.

Thousands of people visited the museum for the last time this week.

READ MORE: Preakness Fans Happy To Watch Live Horse Racing Again At Pimlico

A lack of funding forced it to shut down.

READ MORE: Maryland Businesses Split On Whether Or Not To Keep Mask Mandates After CDC, Hogan Announcement

The artifacts at the Newseum are being put into storage.

MORE NEWS: Maryland Foundation Earns Guinness World Record In Order To Bring Awareness About Suicide Prevention

Johns Hopkins University is taking over the building and turning it into a graduate studies facilities.