Welcome to the Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center of the United States Naval Academy.
Visit the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Tour the historical sites and see history in the making as the Navy trains its future generations of officers.
The Visitor Center is conveniently located inside USNA Gate 1 at the Annapolis harbor. Pedestrian entrances are on Prince George and Randall Streets.
Everyone 16 and older must have a photo ID. Only vehicles with DoD stickers or handicapped tags may enter Naval Academy grounds.
The Visitor Center is the first stop on a visit to the undergraduate college of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. Information specialists welcome visitors to view the 13-minute film, Call to Serve, and to take a guided walking tour with a professional, certified guide.
The USNA Gift Shop provides visitors with an official United States Naval Academy shopping experience. The USNA Gift Shop can be found online at navyonline.com. All proceeds from the sale of tours and merchandise benefit Brigade of Midshipmen activities.
United States Naval Academy Admissions briefings at the Visitor Center are held:
- Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m., 2 p.m.
Visit the Admissions website for information on federal holiday closings.
U.S. Naval Academy Museum
The museum’s artifacts are displayed in galleries located on two floors in Preble Hall. The first floor is devoted to the exhibit entitled ”Leadership and Service: The History of the United States Navy and the Naval Academy.” The famous Rogers Collection of antique ship models is the focus of the second floor exhibit.
For more information visit the USNA Museum website.