National Museum of the U.S. Navy & Base Access Information
The Museum is open Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Museum is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Base Access Information
Please be advised that Base Security protocol can change without notice. All information provided below is based on standard Security procedures. Naval Support Activity Washington reserves the right to make changes at any time.
UPDATED POLICY - USS Barry access from Navy Yard >Please Read
Visiting the National Museum of the United States Navy >View
Entrance Gates >View
Driving Directions to WNY
Directions using Google Maps >View
- Buses must enter via the 11th & O St. SE gates on weekdays, weekends and holidays.
- The General Public can bring cars onto the Navy Yard on weekends only and should use the 11th & 0 St. SE gate.
- Pedestrians must enter the Washington Navy Yard at the 11th & O St. SE gate on weekdays, weekends and holidays. Museum visitors with DoD or military identification can enter the Navy Yard through the 6th & M St. SE gate on weekday, weekends or holidays.
Public Transportation Directions and more
Metro (Subway) >View
Public Bus >View
Washington Navy Yard Map and Additonal Information >View