Directions & Parking

 

National Museum of the United States Army

1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
GPS coordinates are 38.7242806/-77.177874

IMPORTANT NOTE: not all GPS systems recognize the Museum’s street address “1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060”. When using GPS, please confirm your GPS directions match the driving directions below.

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From Washington (traveling south)

Follow Interstate 395 South toward Richmond, Va. Merge onto Interstate 95 South. Take exit 166A toward VA-286 South/Fairfax County Parkway. Continue for 2.5 miles and turn left onto Liberty Drive.
Directions from Washington

From Baltimore (traveling south)

Follow MD-295 South, Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Exit onto Interstate 495 South/Interstate 95 South toward Richmond Va./Andrews Air Force Base. Follow signs for Interstate 95 South toward Richmond, Va. Take exit 166A toward VA-286 South/Fairfax County Parkway. Continue for 2.5 miles and turn left onto Liberty Drive.
Directions from Baltimore

From Richmond (traveling north)

Follow Interstate 95 North toward Washington. Take exit 166A toward VA-286 South/Fairfax County Parkway. Continue for 2.5 miles and turn left onto Liberty Drive.
Directions from Richmond

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Parking

There is no charge for parking. Parking at the Museum is for visitors, volunteers and staff only. The lot will be closed during nonoperating hours.

Oversized Vehicle Parking

Buses may drop off their passengers using the bus loop directly in front of the Museum entrance.

There are a limited number of dedicated spaces available for bus and oversized vehicle parking. These spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Oversized vehicles may not park in single-occupancy spaces.

Please note, tickets for groups of 6 people or more are currently not available.

Prohibited Parking
  • Commuter parking
  • Parking for oversized vehicles in single-occupancy spaces
  • Overnight parking



Area Transportation

Metrorail

The Franconia-Springfield Metro Station, on the blue line, is the closest station to the Museum. From the metro station, take Fairfax County Connector Bus Route 334, which includes a stop at the Museum. Please note, Bus Route 334 is available Monday-Friday only and does not currently operate on the weekends.

Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Visitors traveling via the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) should take the Fredericksburg Line to the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station. From the metro station, take Fairfax Connector Bus Route 334, which includes a stop at the Museum. Bus Route 334 is available Monday-Friday only and does not currently operate on the weekends

Bus

The Fairfax Connector bus service travels to the Museum via two different routes:
Route 171 : Weekends ONLY
Route 334 : Monday – Friday ONLY
Please check the Fairfax County Website for the most current bus schedules.

Bicycles/Walking

A bike lane parallels Liberty Drive and VA-286/Fairfax County Parkway and is open to cyclists and pedestrians. Bike racks are available at the Museum.