|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
Display Ship Barry is closed for the season. DS Barry is a separate entity from the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, but this website aims to provide visitors with updated information on the ship's operating status as it becomes available. Barry's 2015 schedule is pending.
To contact the ship, call (202) 433-3377 or
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