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National Museum of the American Sailor

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Military Education and Outreach

The National Museum of the American Sailor offers an array of naval history and heritage programs for current military.


<p>A tour of sailors visits the National Museum of the American Sailor</p>

The National Museum of the American Sailor is YOUR museum! NMAS offers a variety of education programs to enhance the history and heritage training for your command.

The museum also provides facility space for military ceremonies and meetings, volunteer opportunities, and serves as the repository for enlisted sailor artifacts from the American Revolution to today.

 

Education Programs

Museum Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the museum's galleries from a knowledgeable staff member or volunteer. The museum's military tours focus on leadership, teamwork, and stories of honor, courage, and commitment. NSGL walking tours are also available. Groups are always welcome to visit the museum on a self-guided tour, but prior notice of large groups is appreciated.

To book a tour, complete the Tour Reservation form and submit to NHHC_NMAS@us.navy.mil.

 

Speakers Bureau

Bring the museum to your command with a Speakers Bureau program. Education staff is available to offer a variety of one-hour naval history presentations. Speakers Bureau programs are offered in person or virtually. 

Check which programs are currently available and submit a request form here

 

Heritage Training - coming 2022

To best meet the needs of our local commands, the museum is creating a new heritage training program. This program will offer monthly programs specifically designed for active duty military which meet the needs of your heritage curriculum.

 

 

 


<p>Retirement ceremony at NMAS</p>
Caption: The South End set up for a retirement ceremony.

Other Services for Sailors

Facility Space

Looking for a beautiful space for your next meeting or military ceremony? The museum's historic South End is available free of charge. The space is equipped with AV equipment, tables and chairs, and full Navy ceremonial items. The museum is conveniently located outside of the Main Gate of NSGL. 

Book the space here.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Accure hours toward your Volunteer Service Medal by volunteering at the museum. Volunteers assist in the following departments:

  • Education - greeting visitors, conducting tours, supporting education events
  • Collections - cataloging and preserving three dimensional and archival artifacts
  • Exhibits and Facilities - assisting with facilities projects, providing building support for new exhibits

Learn more about museum volunteering. 

 

Artifact Donations

Do you have old uniforms taking up space in your closet? Are you getting ready to retire and are unsure what to do with all your Navy paraphernalia? Consider donating it to the museum. NMAS collects paper and three dimensional artifacts from enlisted personnel from the American Revolution to today.

Learn more about donating to the museum.

 

 

Published: Wed Nov 24 13:45:44 EST 2021