To visit the National Museum of the United States Navy or another NHHC activity on the Washington Navy Yard, visitors must have either a Department of Defense Common Access Card; an Active Military, Retired Military, or Military Dependent ID; or an escort with one of these credentials. All visitors 18 and older must have a photo ID. Please note that the base security protocol can change without notice.

Staff are not permitted to escort visitors on weekends, but may be able to do so on weekdays. Contact us for help with accessing the museum at (202) 433-4882. To visit another office or for general information, call (202) 433-7880 or view our Directory.