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Contact information, hours and directions for: Gray Research Center, Library of the Marine Corps, Marine Corps Research Library, Archives Branch of the Marine Corps History Division and Quantico Base Library.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2017 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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Directions to the Gray Research Center

Base Access
Marine Corps Base Quantico is located off of Interstate 95 in Virginia, 36 miles south of Washington D.C. and 20 miles north of Fredericksburg, VA.

Military and DoD personnel must present DoD identification to enter the base. Marine sentries assist visitors arriving at the base; visitors are issued vehicle passes and given directions to their destination. Proper identification, such as a state driver’s license, is required to get onto base. Vehicles may be subject to search.

The two airports closest to MCB Quantico are Dulles International, located in Centerville, Va., and Ronald Reagan Washington National, in Washington, D.C. Shuttle services are available from both. A Greyhound bus terminal is located in nearby Triangle, Va. and the Town of Quantico train station is a stop for both Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express train services.

Directions to Alfred M. Gray Marine Corps Research Center, 2040 Broadway Street, Quantico, VA 22134

From I-95: Take exit 150, Quantico/Triangle. Take route 619 east to the entrance of the base. Pass through the gate and follow Fuller Road for approximately 3 miles. (Quantico strictly enforces the speed limits.) Bear right. Fuller Road becomes Barnett Avenue. Turn left at the second traffic light (before the Quantico Fire Station) onto Martin Avenue, and go underneath the railroad bridge. Turn right at the stop sign onto Broadway Street. A parking is available on the right, in the lot in front of the building.

Directions to Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division, 111 South Street, Bldg 2044, Quantico, VA.

The Archives Branch has moved their new location in the Simmons History Center. Simmons is located directly behind the GRC.

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