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Events Information

Regular Gate Hours

Gate 1 is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday for pedestrian traffic. Gate 3 is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday 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

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 


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

Guided Walking Tours: 

  • December-February: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Sun.,12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • March-June and September-November: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sun., noon - 3 p.m.
  • July-August: Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sun., noon - 3 p.m.

Guided walking tour fees: 

  • $11.50 - adults
  • $10.50 - seniors (62+)
  • $9.50 - students (1st-12th grade)
  • Pre-school free
  • $9.50 -military rate
  • $37 -family rate

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

  • 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) 12:50 p.m. in St. Andrews Chapel. 
  • Jewish: Friday: Sabbath Service at 6:45 p.m. in the Commodore Uriah P. Levy Center’s Esther and William Miller Jewish Chapel
  • Protestant: Sunday: 8:15 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

Elizabeth Wrightson
Maddie Flayler
Colleen Krueger

For Media Requests

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