Museum Tours

Guided Tours

Guided tours of the U.S. Navy Museum are currently available every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.

These tours are available on a first-come-first serve basis with Navy Museum docents. You may reserve the Museum's docents on Wednesdays, although walk-ins are also welcome.

Reservations for the Museum's Wednesday docents are recommended if you will be at the Museum at a specific time. Guided tours are also available during other days of the week by reservation only.

Typically a minimum two weeks notice is required to schedule a guided tour for all days other than Wednesday, and all guided tour groups are limited to a maximum of 30 people.

Hands-on educational programs and guided tours are also available for school age students and require a minimum of two weeks notice to schedule for every day of the week. Educational program are available for groups for a maximum of 30 students at a time and each program takes upwards of two hours to complete. Additional information on educational programs for school and children is available on the Museum's Educational Resources Page.

Self Guided Tours

Self-guided tours are available for adult and student groups during all hours of Museum operation. Reservations are not required for a self-guided tour.

School age student scavenger hunts and World War II student workbooks are available at the front of the Museum. There is no size limit on self-guided tour groups.

Directions to the U.S. Navy Museum and additional information for planning your visit at Visit the Museum.

Display Ship Barry

For the most up-to-date information on display ship Barry's hours of operation, please call at ship directly at (202) 433-3377.