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Events Information

Regular Gate Hours

Gate 1 is open from 6 a.m. to midnight Sunday-Friday and 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday for pedestrian traffic. Gate 3 is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily for pedestrian traffic. All visitors 18 and older are required to show a valid photo identification to enter the grounds. Cars with handicapped tags or dashboard cards may enter Gate 1 and 8 during normal visiting hours. For additional security and shuttle bus information, call (410) 293-5762 or 4019 or visit http://www.usna.edu./SecuInfoPers/.

Vehicles without Department of Defense or USNA credentialed driver or passenger are not permitted to drive onto the academy grounds. Visitors are encouraged to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (price to park is $5) and ride the circulator bus to the academy or walk on through Gate 1 on King George Street.

USNA Visitor Center:

410-293-TOUR (410-293-8687) or www.navyonline.com 

Hours:

  • May-December: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • January-February: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. 

Guided Walking Tours: 

  • April-June: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., noon - 3 p.m.
  • July-September: Mon.-Sat., 9:30 am - 3 pm; Sun., noon - 3 pm; 
  • September-November: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., 12:30 - 3 p.m.
  • December-March: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Guided walking tour fees: 

  • $10 - adults
  • $9 - seniors (62+)
  • $8 - students (1st-12th grade)
  • Pre-school free

Naval Academy Museum & Ship Model Gallery:

Chapel & Crypt of John Paul Jones:

  • Open Mon. – Sat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday: 1-4 p.m. Closed on Federal Holidays (Chapel may be closed to general visiting due to weddings, funerals and memorial services. For information call 410-293-1100.) 

Chapel Services:

For additional information call 410-293-1100 or visit http://www.usna.edu/Chaplains/

  • Catholic: Sunday: 9 a.m. in the Main Chapel and 11:30 a.m. in St. Andrews Chapel (lower level of the Main Chapel); Monday– Friday: (except holidays) noon in St. Andrews Chapel. 
  • Jewish: Friday: Sabbath Service at 7:15 p.m. in the Commodore Uriah P. Levy Center’s Esther and William Miller Jewish Chapel
  • Protestant: Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Holy Communion Service in St. Andrew's Chapel (lower level of the Main Chapel) and 11 a.m. Protestant worship in Main Chapel

Media Contacts

Jennifer Erickson
Judy Campbell
Colleen Krueger

For Media Requests

410-293-2292
Media Relations
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