Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

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Education & Public Programming

Welcome to the Education page for the National Museum of the United States Navy! 

We'd love to have your family or class visit our Museum here at the Washington Navy Yard. If you'd like to schedule a field trip, please complete a reservation form here


2018 Field Trip Guide


Please note that due to security, the National Museum of the United States Navy requires 2 weeks' notice to schedule a group tour.

Would you like a self-guided tour of the museum with your class? Use this Scavenger Hunt Brochure to supplement your students' experience! Click here for the answer sheet.


Below, we have downloadable PDFs for use in the classroom and for the family. These resources can be used to supplement your curriculum or serve as a wonderful lesson plan for a trip to visit our Museum. We are always updating this site with more information for parents and teachers. If you would like to request a resource packet for your class or family, please contact Thomas Frezza at


Aerodynamics - April 26, 2018

American Civil War Innovations - July 11, 2018

Buoyancy and Density - April 26, 2018

Codebreaking in WWII - April 26, 2018

Corpsman Up! -- April 26, 2018 

Flag Day - April 26, 2018

Hawaii Homefront 1941 - April 26, 2018

How Waves Work - April 26, 2018

Hulls - April 26, 2018

Magnets - April 26, 2018

Navy in Space - April 26, 2018 

Powder Monkey Packet - April 26, 2018

Simple Machines - April 26, 2018

Submarines!  - April 26, 2018

What Happened at Pearl Harbor - April 26, 2018

World War I Study Guide - April 26, 2018

World War I - Recruiting Posters - April 26, 2018 


All of our educational programming and field trips at the National Museum of the United States Navy are created with consideration to national and DC standards. These curriculum standards can be found below for Science and Social Studies.  If you need the direct designation for your program or field trip, please also contact Thomas Frezza at 


DC Social Studies

DC Science

VA Social Studies

VA Science

MD Social Studies