Maritime and Naval Museums: District of Columbia
Naval Memorial Museum
Washington Navy Yard,
901 M Street, SE,
Washington, DC 20374-5060.
Telephone: +1 202 433 4882
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-16:00;
Memorial Day through Labor Day, Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00;
Weekends and Holidays, 10:00-17:00;
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years's Day.
Telefax: +1 Fax 202 433 8200
Barry (1956), destroyer DD 953.
- USS The Intelligent Whale (1864), submarine.
- Kaiten (1944-45), Japanese midget submarine.
United States Marine Corps Museum
Washington Navy Yard.
On same grounds as the Naval Memorial Museum.
The Smithsonian Institution
Constitution Ave. at 12th St.
Telephone: +1 202 357 2025
Ship models are on display in the Hall of
American Maritime Enterprise, the Technology building and the Air and Space Museum.
- Philadelphia (1776), sailing gunboat.
The well preserved remains of first warship built in what would become the
United States of America are displayed in the Hall of Armed Forces History[?].
The gunboat Philadelphia was operated by Army, as Navy was not yet
formed at that date.
Salvaged from the bottom of Lake Champlain by Lorenzo Hagglund in 1934 and 1935.
Updated 1997-07-20 by
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Copyright © 1996 Lars Bruzelius.