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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.
121 Blake Rd, Annapolis, MD 21402-1300
+1 410-293-8687
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All reviews guided tour beautiful campus bancroft hall naval academy crypt of john paul jones young men and women noon formation west point ship models gift shop visitor center photo id an american great tour second floor great place to visit open to the public
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spring or fall make an amazing visit . Combine a walk around USNA with a half day downtown. You can't beat it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Did the guided tour and it was great. The chapel is gorgeous, so make time to spend some extra time in there if possible. The model ship room in the naval museum was very cool, especially with the bone ships. A tip: do a tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Annie B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Impressive, informative, and wonderful campus walk led by Jack. Plan to spend some time learning about the life and studies of the exceptional students who are here. Lots of impressive history. You won't be disappointed!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Springerlvr02
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited John Paul Jones Tomb and the Visitor's Center that has a very nice museum display, before we walked along the water's edge admiring the expansive view of the Severn River and the Bay Bridge in the Distance. The Naval Academy Chapel is another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bayberry800
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a guided tour of Naval Academy when in Annapolis. Be sure to see the model ship room with some models as old as 300 years old. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds and buildings are impressive. Self guided tour through visitors area was informative. Large selection in gift shop. The chapel is a must see. Wish we had more time there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 944pt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the naval academy on a Saturday recently. We walked around the entire campus and enjoyed all the wonderful architecture. Saw a bride after she was married in the chapel and visited the John Paul Jones’s crypt located under the chapel. Next time we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rsiesta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Naval Academy Glee Club production of “Little Shop of Horrors” and loved it! The cast members were very talented and full of energy. It’s the best rendition of this musical that I’ve seen. The male lead who played Seymore was especially good,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lonscof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my two sons for this tour when both thought they wanted to get an appointment to attend the Academy. Several hours long, very thorough, even get to go down into the crypt with the grave of John Paul Jones. No matter where you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ettevder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Naval Academy grounds are absolutely rich with history and beautiful. After checking IDs and your bags going through security x-ray, you have pretty much freedom to walk around the outside of the Academy, the gift shop (nice) and the chapel. There are areas that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 15, 2019|
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Response from Theo M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it very much is. Everything there is accessible by wheelchair. Funny story though, I was coming out of Bancroft one touristy day and there was a cadet on crutches with her leg clearly in a cast and I held the big heavy... More
March 14, 2019|
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Response from maries939 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, I do not know. We had our car with us so we had no need for an Uber or train. Baltimore is quite far away from Annapolis.
November 6, 2018|
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Response from maries939 | Reviewed this property |
Take a tour because all your questions will be answered with your guide. The tour was about one and a half hours and then we spent about 20 minutes in the gift shop. You probably would want to tour historic Annapolis for... More