Naval Academy Tours

Group Guided Walking Tours

Adult Group Tours

Must have 16 or more people to book.

Crypt of John Paul Jones

Noon Formation in front of Bancroft Hall


Historical Tour (One hour and 15 minutes)

Highlights life at the U.S. Naval Academy past and present. Tour includes Lejeune Hall, Bancroft Hall, Tecumseh Court, Herndon Monument, Main Chapel (when open) and the Crypt of John Paul Jones, Revolutionary War hero.

USNA Tour & Tea (Two hours and 30 minutes)

Specialized tour of the Academy and USNA Museum with Afternoon Tea at the Naval Academy Club. Tour available Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m. with tea served at 2:30 p.m.
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Military Reunion Tour (Two hours and 30 minutes)

Designed for participants in U.S. military operations. Focuses on Naval Academy’s role in supplying officers and midshipmen in various conflicts. Features include Main Chapel (when open) and Crypt of John Paul Jones.  Tour includes a power point presentation and guided walking tour.

8th Armored Division, US Army

Jewish Chapel & Levy Center Tour (One hour)

Center named for Jewish naval officer, Commodore Uriah P. Levy, who held command positions for Presidents Monroe, Jackson, Tyler and Lincoln. Levy restored Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.

Jewish Chapel

Jewish Chapel

Corporate Leadership Training Tour (Two hours 30 minutes)

Program introduces adult corporate team building groups to the education and leadership training received at the Naval Academy to become Navy and Marine Corps officers.

Charles Zimmerman

Zimmermann Legacy Tour (One hour 30 minutes)

Music groups learn about Charles Zimmerman, his association with the Naval Academy and the music he wrote, including Anchors Aweigh (1906), march of the US Navy and fight song of the U.S. Naval Academy.

Senior groups who prefer not to walk may view the power point program followed by a virtual tour of the Academy without leaving their seats.

Student Group Tours

Must have 16 or more people to book.

A student tour group

Navy Way Boot Camp – 1st – 5th  grades (One hour)

Recruits learn Navy terms and traditions…they march, chant and follow orders.

Field Trips – 4th – 12th grades (One hour)

Students learn about Naval Academy history.  Grades 8 – 12 are given information on admission procedures and Midshipmen life.

Elementary Teachers Packet – Middle School Teachers Packet – High School Teachers Packet

Junior Leadership Program

The Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center of the U.S. Naval Academy invites young people ages 13 through 15 to a fun, educational, and interactive half-day program to learn about the Naval Academy as an alternative to a traditional college education.  The program includes a film and guided tour, team building exercises, and experienced speakers with advice about college preparation.  Please check our Youth Programs page for more information.

Educational Added-Value at USNA

The Office of Admissions invites all those interested in learning more about educational, leadership, and career development opportunities offered at the Naval Academy to attend an admissions briefing.   Lasting approximately one hour, these informative sessions are given by an active duty Navy or Marine Corps officer serving at the Academy as an admissions counselor.  Briefings are open to the public and no reservation is necessary.   Briefings are offered at 10:00 and 2:00, Monday thru Saturday, excluding federal holidays.  For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (410) 293-1858.