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National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum closed temporarily on March 14 due to the risks presented by COVID-19. Please monitor the museum's Facebook page for updates and reopening information.

Map & Directions

New traffic pattern on Canine Road and Colony Seven. Please take extra care and follow signs to the museum.

Address (for GPS only; not postal/mailing):
8290 Colony Seven Road
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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From Baltimore

National Cryptologic Museum MapClick the image to view a simple map.
  1. Take MD 295 South (Balto/Wash Pkwy) OR I-95 South to Rt. 32 East/Ft Meade. 
  2. Move to right lane and exit onto Canine Road (Exit 10A) immediately after 295 North. 
  3. Bear left and turn left at the light (onto Colony Seven Road). 
  4. Follow the signs through the construction. The road will wind around and lead you to the museum parking lot.

From Washington

  1. Take MD 295 North (Balto/Wash Pkwy) OR I-95 North to Rt. 32 East/Ft Meade. 
  2. Exit onto Canine Road (Exit 10A). 
  3. Bear left ans then turn left at the light (onto Colony Seven Road).
  4. Follow the detour signs through the construction. The road will wind around and lead you to museum parking lot.

From Columbia

  1. Take Rt. 32 East. 
  2. Move to right lane and exit onto Canine Road (Exit 10A) immediately after MD 295 North (Balto/Wash Pkwy). 
  3. Bear left and then turn left at the light (onto Colony Seven Road). 
  4. Follow the signs through the construction. Follow the museum directional signs. The road will lead you to museum parking lot.

From Annapolis

  1. Take Rt. 32 West and bear right onto Canine Road (Exit 10A). 
  2. Turn left at the light (onto Colony Seven Road). 
  3. Follow the detour signs through the construction and follow the museum directional signs. The road will wind around and lead you to museum parking lot.

Leaving Museum

Follow Colony Seven Road to light. Turn right at the light onto Canine Road.

  • To go north on Canine Road bear right onto entrance ramp for Rt. 32 West. Immediately exit onto MD 295 North (Balto/Wash Pkwy) or continue on Rt. 32 West to the I-95N exit.

  • To go south on Canine Road bear right onto entrance ramp for Rt. 32 West. Take second exit onto MD 295 South (Balto/Wash Pkwy) or stay on 32 West to the I-95S exit.

  • To go east on Canine Road bear left onto entrance ramp for 32 East. Follow bend around to merge onto 32 East.

  • To go west on Canine Road bear right onto entrance ramp for Rt. 32 West.