Visiting Us

We are located on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Directions to Naval Institute Executive and Editorial Offices in Beach Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, from Route 50:

  • Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd.

  • Cross Bridge

  • Make a left onto Taylor Avenue

  • Make a right onto Route 450

  • Make a right onto King George Street

  • Arrive at USNA Gate #1 Guard Station

  • NOTE: If you do not have current military ID and Department of Defense decals on your vehicle, you must obtain prior authorization for access to the yard from a U.S. Naval Institute representative at least ten days prior to your visit to the U.S. Naval Institute. If this has been established, proceed to the Pass & ID office to pick up your visitor's pass.

  • The Pass & ID office is in front of you to the right and the parking lot is to your right.

  • Enter Pass & ID office. Bring your driver's license, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration with you. You will be issued a visitor's pass.

  • Continue to Beach Hall on Hospital Point. For GPS Navigation, enter 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402.

IMPORTANT NOTE: With changing threat conditions, security restrictions may make it difficult to enter the Naval Academy without proper identification. Please visit the Naval Academy Security Department, or call 410-293-1000, option 5, for additional and updated information.