A Visit "Well Worth Your Time!"
The Museum - Visiting In Person
*** Find information about virtual options for enjoying the Museum further below on this page.
The NCM is free of charge to the general public. The approximately 60,000 people who visit each year would say it is -- A VISIT WELL WORTH YOUR TIME!
TOURS: The Museum's tours - lead by very knowledgeable docents are excellent. Groups tours for adults, students, or scout programs should be scheduled in advance. Click to visit the Museum's page regarding Tours.
Visit the NSA-NCM website for more information about all exhibits. Note for GPS users - enter 8290 Colony Seven Rd, Fort Meade, MD 20721. This address is not a mailing address.
Museum Hours of Operation:
Monday - closed
Tuesday - 10am to 4pm
Wednesday - 10am to 7pm
Thursday - 10am to 4pm
Friday - 10am to 4pm
Saturday - 10am to 4pm
*** Closed Sundays and Federal Holidays
Office - 301-688-5849
Gift Shop - 301-688-6857
Library - 301-688-2145
Fax - 301-688-5847
*** For those interested in National Vigilance Park (NVP) - PLEASE NOTE - in 2017, the aircraft were dismantled and removed due to planned construction of a new NSA Vehicle Control Point (VCP). There are plans for NVP to be reconstructed at a later date. Learn more about NVP.
Visit the NCM Virtually
Take advantage of virtual opportunities to enjoy the Museum by following the NCM on their EventBrite page. You can also drop in on virtual chats and lectures via the Museum's Facebook page.
The Museum is also on VirMuze - a special virtual site for museums. With content added regularly, you can now interact with the exhibits! Find activities, quizzes, videos, photos, and more on the Museum's page on VirMuze. In order to follow the Museum on VirMuze, leave comments, or take the quizzes, you will need to create a free account.