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U.S. Naval Academy

121 Blake Road, Annapolis, MD 21402
(410) 293-8687
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Ranked #1 of 43 Attractions in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Military Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking, Getting married
Description: 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.
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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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206 reviews 206 reviews
46 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We went on the tour led by a retired naval commander and learned all about the midshipmen, the admissions, the requirements, the physical and intellectual pressures, etc. The yard is beautiful with the white Paris-inspired buildings all over the area. Before the tour we went to church in the chapel and felt moved by the words of the chaplains, the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews 155 reviews
31 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We walked through campus and really enjoyed the experience, stop buy the chapel and the crypt of John Paul jones. T Square was great and the history is great. Park down town and bring your id or you won't get in if you are over 18

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Marietta, Georgia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
45 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

What an education we got about what goes into selecting and making high school students into Naval and Marine Officers. In this 2 hour guided walking tour you listen to the requirements to be selected to be considered, the challenges they face once selected, and the environment in which they are moulded into the officers currently directing our Navy and... More

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The Villages, Florida
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143 reviews 143 reviews
9 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Lots of military history and tradation adjacent to a tourist town with great views of the river. Take the tour and see where our naval hereos and legends studied and trained. I selected 2013 for visit date but I was at the Academy numerous times in the 2000s.

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Glenview, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I visited when it was raining heavily, so we didn't stay too long. However, the visitor center was very nice (it was like a miniature museum). We also visited the US Naval Academy Museum, which is on the opposite side of the campus, which was fantastic! So many artifacts (ranging from pre-America to the present) to see... More

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Greenwood, Indiana
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105 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We visited as part of a tour group and were able to walk in at the gate next to the chapel. As you pass through the gate, you can feel the traditions of the Navy in every brick and stone! The Midshipmen were headed for noon formation (an everyday, not-to-be-missed parade in the courtyard of Bancroft Hall). A tour of... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

At the recommendation of our B&B innkeepers, we decided to take the guided tour of the Naval Academy campus (the yard) and we are so glad we did. History, intrigue, pride -- this is worth the time and small fee. GO NAVY!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Navy museum was fantastic. Spent hours. Wife wanted to see chapel which was beutiful, little did I know that John Paul Jones was in a crypt under the chapel. Very well done. Makes you proud to be an American. Great history, must see

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Montville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Took the academy tour, will worth it, just to see America's bright young student who are so dedicated to serving.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The tour was excellent and thorough. A lot of history and seeing the midshipmen was exciting. The Chapel was beautiful.

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