Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Willard Park

NMUSN:  Willard Park

In front of the U.S. Navy Museum, Bldg 76., and to the left of the Cold War Gallery, Bldg. 70., sits Willard Park, which over looks the Anacostia River.  The park was named for Admiral Arthur Willard, commandant of the Navy Yard from 1927-30.   Willard Park is home to an array of naval artifacts from different eras.  The majority are naval ordnance captured by the U.S. Navy.  Willard Park also provides visitors and employees with a small picnic area.  

Interesting artifacts in Willard Park include:

Published: Thu Oct 10 14:16:27 EDT 2019