The U.S. Navy Museum

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The National Museum of the US Navy which is located at the Washington Naval Yard was establish in 1961 and opened to the public in 1963. The Museum which  is known as the flagship museum of the US Navy, is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekends and holidays.

The mission of the museum is to educate the public on U.S. Naval history by featuring  a collection dating back from 1800, as well as many other exhibits.

The closest metro stations are the Navy Yard Metro Station (Green line) or the Eastern Market station (Orange/Blue lines). Please visit metro’s website for travel information.

Note: The museum is closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Admission to the museum is free.


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American Guest House in Washington DC