Marine Barracks

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  • Address: 8th & I Streets SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States, Washington D. C.
  • Timings: 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2024334073
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark

Marine Barracks Washington is located in the corner of the 8th and I streets and is a full-fledged military barracks. The destination is a National Historic Landmark and is the oldest post in the whole country’s Marine Corps. The destination has also been the official residence of the Commandant of the Marine Corpssince the year 1806. The buildings in the place are one of the oldest in the whole city.

Entrance Ticket Details For Marine Barracks

  • Ticket is free but registration has to be done.

Marine Barracks Hours

  • The Evening Parades are conducted on Fridays only beginning May 1 through Aug. 28, 2015. The start times are 8:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Guests with reservations are admitted beginning at 7:00 p.m. and should arrive no later than 7:45 p.m.

How to Reach Marine Barracks

  • Take a metro from Potomac Ave Metro.
  • Take a bus from SE I St & SE 10th St.
  • Take a taxi or rental to the destination.

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  • Marine Barracks Address: 8th & I Streets SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States, Washington D. C.
  • Marine Barracks Contact Number: +1-2024334073
  • Marine Barracks Timing: 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Marine Barracks(preferred time): 07:00 pm - 07:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Marine Barracks: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 0.18% of people who visit Washington D. C. include Marine Barracks in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Marine Barracks visit around 7 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Marine Barracks


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Marine Barracks

People normally also visit National Museum Of Natural History while planning their trip to Marine Barracks.

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Marine Barracks Reviews & Ratings

  • I loved this place. Full of culture, history, and motivation. The Friday evening ceremony was amazing and choked up during taps. Make sure to reserve your tickets in advance!! Everyone should go if you are visiting the DC area.

  • The Oldest Post in the Marine Corps! Fascinating history. If you ever have a chance, visit!

  • Semper Fidelis! To all those who served in the beloved Marine Corps, to those who are currently serving and to those who will one day step onto the yellow footprints Semper Fi and thank you for your service. I was privileged and honored to attend a night at the Marine Corps Barracks. the Oldest and most prestigious barracks in the corps. The performance of the Marines was spectacular. I rode my motorcycle across the US from Los Angeles to DC for Memorial Day and this was a HUGE Highlight of the trip. If you are a Marine, you need to visit.

  • Such a cool place lots of history. If you ever get a chance to go see the sunset parade in the summer time do it, you will not be disappointed.

  • What an amazing group of Marines!

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