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Visitor Information

The U.S. Naval Academy Museum is free and ADA accessible

The Museum is located in Preble Hall on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. 

Naval Academy Access

Access to the Naval Academy grounds is limited. Please see the information and links below. 


- All visitors over the age of 18 must have a valid photo ID (see the list of Acceptable Forms of ID). The Real ID Act is in effect.

-Visitors under the age of 21 who do not have a valid picture ID must be escorted by an adult with a valid form of identification.

- See the Naval Academy website for more information

Driving and Walking

- Anyone with a locally prepared DBIDS or a DOD credential, including military retirees and dependents, may drive onto USNA

- All others will need to park outside the Academy and walk through Gate 1.

 - Maps are available here

 Frequently asked questions

- Answers to frequently asked questions regarding access are available here

- For questions not answered by these sources, please contact the Museum's front desk at 410-293-2108

Hours of Operation

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Wednesday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All Federal Holidays

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