United States Naval Academy, Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center

 
Located in historic Annapolis, Maryland, only 45 minutes from Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. Naval Academy’s Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center provides educational tours for students, scouts, and homeschool groups. In the visitor center, groups will find exhibits featuring interactive video screens, touch screen maps, and more, giving an overview of the life of a midshipman during the 4-year Naval Academy program. Tours focus on a variety of topics in American Naval Academy history, such as traditions, war heroes, and naval terminology. After the tour, groups may eat at the Drydock Restaurant in Dahlgren Hall with prior arrangement.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 52 King George St. Annapolis, MD 21042. Anne Arundel County.
 
Tel: 410-293-8687.
 
 
 
Hrs: Mar.-Dec., 9AM-5PM; Jan.-Feb., 9AM-4PM; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. 
 
SCHOOLS
U.S. Naval Academy’s Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center guided walking tours allow students to learn about the U.S. Navy and its importance. Tours provide a great supplement to military history curriculum units. For tour options, visit www.usnabsd.com/for-visitors/group-tours.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Scheduling Office, 410-293-8112.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-12th.
  
Group Size: 16+.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Call for tour fees.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: American history, war, military history, tradition.
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups are welcome to go on walking tours led by the U.S. Naval Academy’s Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center. Tours expose scouts to the life of midshipmen and the history of the U.S. Navy. Learn more about tours
 
Contact Info
Contact: Scheduling Office, 410-293-8112.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-12th.
 
Group Size: 16+.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Call for tour fees.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 
Topics Covered: American history, war, military history, tradition.
 
HOMESCHOOL
U.S. Naval Academy’s Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center guided walking tours allow homeschool groups to gain in-depth knowledge of the U.S. Navy and its importance. Tours provide a great supplement to military history homeschool curriculum segments. For tour options, visit www.usnabsd.com/for-visitors/group-tours.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Scheduling Office, 410-293-8112.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-12th.
 
Group Size: 16+.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Call for tour fees.
 
Topics Covered: American history, war, military history, tradition.

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