Naval Academy Public Tours

The best way to truly experience the U.S. Naval Academy is to take one of our highly-regarded historical USNA tours. Led by professional, passionate, certified guides from NABSD, these tours bring many of the U.S. Naval Academy’s most important stories to life.

Tour Times:

All Tours depart from the Visitor Center.  Additional tour times may be added as needed.

January – February
Monday – Saturday
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

March – June
Monday – Thursday
Every hour on the hour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday
Frist tour departs at 9:30 a.m., then on the hour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
Frist tour departs at 11:30 a.m., then on the hour from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

July – August
Monday – Saturday
Frist tour departs at 9:30 a.m., then on the hour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
Frist tour departs at 11:30 a.m., then every hour on the hour from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

September – November
Monday – Thursday
Tours depart on the hour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday
Frist tour departs at 9:30 a.m., then on the hour from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
Frist tour departs at 11:30 a.m., then every hour on the hour from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

December
Monday – Saturday
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
Tours depart at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

Guided walking video tour

Video provided by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.

Public Riding Tours – A ‘GEM’ of a Tour!

Guided Riding Tours are a comfortable one hour, 15 minute drive in a five passenger electric vehicle. “GEM” Tours may be booked in advance, seven days a week.  Call our scheduling desk to book your “GEM!”

Enjoy a public riding tour in our comfortable electric vehicles and learn the fascinating facts and fables behind:

  • Bancroft Hall
  • Main Chapel
  • Parade Ground
  • Sports Complexes
  • Jewish Chapel
  • Monuments and Memorials along the Severn River Seawall
  • Foremast of the USS MAINE
  • The Air Park
  • Cemetery

GEM Child Car Seat Policy: Children under eight years old must ride in a car seat, unless the child is 4’9 or taller. A booster seat may be used if a child is at least four years old and weighs 40 pounds or more. Seat must be provided by accompanying adult.

COST: $30.00 per person We offer a complimentary souvenir postcard book! Two passenger minimum; five maximum in each of two vehicles. Complimentary Water available upon request!

Call 410-293-8112 to book. We request that reservations and full payment be made at time of booking. Cancellation for refund must be made two days in advance. We frequently are able to confirm reservations in a shorter time span – give us a call to inquire!

 

Chapel

Main Chapel

Crypt of John Paul Jones

Public Walking Tour in Tecumseh Court

The Wright Flyer in Dahlgren Hall