|Hours of Operation
U.S. Navy Museum and
Cold War Gallery
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5pm
Holidays: 10am to 5pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Display Ship Barry
Thurs-Sat: 10am to 5pm
Display Ship Barry will be open to the public from 24 July-30 August.
The Museum is open to the public and tours can be arranged for schools or other groups.
To enter the Washington Navy Yard and visit the National Museum of the United States Navy, visitors must have a Department of Defense Common Access Card, an Active Military, Retired Military or Military Dependent ID, or an escort with one of these credentials. All visitors 18 and older must have a photo ID. Contact us for help with accessing the museum at