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Address: 121 Blake Rd, Annapolis, MD 21402-1300
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+1 410-293-8687

Established in 1845, this undergraduate college for the Navy prepares men...

Established in 1845, this undergraduate college for the Navy prepares men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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This is a really great way to spend a day. It is free as well. You can tout the grounds of the naval academy as well as a really cool museum and if you are lucky and theres... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really great way to spend a day. It is free as well. You can tout the grounds of the naval academy as well as a really cool museum and if you are lucky and theres nothing going on at the chapel, then take a look. They also have a Christmas recital at the chapel that is awesome

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Attard, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told the tour was only 75 minutes long and parking in Annapolis was capped at 2 hours, so we thought we planned well. We had to leave the tour early because our tour guide was talking about politics with fellow guests in between stops. I would do this tour again as long as I didn't have the same... More 

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McMurdo Station Antarctica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Naval Academy is well worth a visit for the many attractions including the Naval Museum, John Paul Jones Grave, and Memorial Hall. Must have photo ID and cannot drive into the grounds unless you have someone with a military ID with you. The public tour begins with a 15 min video and then proceeds through the visitor center out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history on the Navy, Academy, and Annapolis. Would recommend taking a tour to get the most out of it. You must have ID to get in, if you are a foreigner, you need your passport. Visited in Spring 2015.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my niece and her kids to tour the Naval academy in December; luckily for us the weather was pretty good. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and really enjoyed talking and sharing his experiences. This was a beautiful campus and we really enjoyed the brief movie in the beginning that set the stage and the life of the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful place to visit. You can walk around the place and get into places, museums and learn about them. The entrance is free. Enjoy it.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the naval academy and willing to answer questions. Tour took about 1 1/2 hours. Highly recommend.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked out the naval base on a Friday afternoon, got there just in time to see the cadets line up in formations and the band play before they go in for lunch. Was entertaining, but what a ton of people were there to see the same thing! Who knew? We then walked around the school and checked out some... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Naval Academy is first and foremost a college. It does have a maritime museum onsite, and is good for interesting monuments and buildings. If you are visiting the area, and have a few hours to kill in a pleasant environment, it is great and is a few blocks from Historic Annapolis. Again, think of it as a college campus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially we weren't going to enter the academy as we don't usually walk around with our passports on us once we arrive. However, we went back the next day and it was well worth the effort. The campus is incredible with so many things to see and do. Loads of history, fascinating tours, wonderful to watch the lunch time ceremony,... More 

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