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The United States Naval Academy Museum is a public maritime museum in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Being part of the United States Naval Academy, it is located at Preble Hall within the Academy premises. Its history dates back to 1845 (founded as Naval School Lyceum). The museum has an area of 12,000 square feet (1,100 m2) with four galleries. It is currently headed by J. Scott Harmon, Director.

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The collection which reflects much of American naval history and partly the naval forces of other countries. That includes thousands of two and three dimensional artwork such as flags, uniforms, weapons, medals, books, instruments and photographs as well as naval objects other than art. Major collections are The Rogers Ship Model Collection, the Naval Academy Art Collection (including c. 1,200 paintings), the Malcolm Storer Naval Medals Collection (including ancient coins) and The Beverley R. Robinson Collection (prints of naval history).

Other Navy museumsEdit

See: U.S. Navy Museum and U.S. Navy Museum#Other Navy museums

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Coordinates: 38°58′58″N 76°29′14″W / 38.9828°N 76.4872°W / 38.9828; -76.4872

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