Experience an exclusive private tour of the Marine Corps Barracks and a visit to the US Marine Corps Museum that will be pre-arranged so that the visit is tailored towards your interest. There will be several opportunities to engage with Marines in uniform throughout the day.
Begin your day at the US Marine Corps Memorial. Continue to the Marine Corps Barracks at 8th and I for a docent led tour of the oldest post in the Corps. Next we head south towards Quantico for lunch at the Clubs of Quantico or in the town of Quantico. Marine Corps sites such as Marine Corps University, Grey Research Library and the Museum of the United States Marine Corps will be visited.
Fun Fact!: The U.S. Marine Corps’ Combat Development Command, which develops strategies for U.S. Marine combat and makes up most of the community of over 12,000 military and civilian personnel (including families) is based here. It has a budget of around $300 million and is the home of the Marine Corps Officer Candidates School. The Marine Corps Research Center at Quantico pursues equipment research and development, especially telecommunications, for the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps Brig, a military prison, is also located at Quantico. The FBI Academy, the principal research and training facility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the principal training facility for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are also located on the base.