The National Aquarium is located in the lower level of the Department of Commerce Building on 14th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Constitution Avenue NW, just one block from the National Monument.
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230
The National Aquarium is committed to promoting the use of sustainable transportation as a way to reduce local traffic congestion, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. We hope you will consider some of the District’s many transportation options, which are all included on goDCgo.com’s interactive map.
The nearest Metrorail station is Federal Triangle, serving both the orange and blue lines. If you are traveling on the red line and do not wish to transfer, the nearest station is Metro Center. For more information about Metrorail stations, maps and fares, visit the WMATA website.
Metrobuses that stop within a quarter-mile of the National Aquarium include the 52, 7Y, 11Y, 13F, N3, P1, X1, 63, 64, S2, and S4. For more information about routes and fares, visit the WMATA website.
The DC Circulator bus comes every 10 minutes and costs just $1 each way:
The Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square route stops at 14th and I Streets, NW.
The Georgetown-Union Station route has stops in both directions at 14th and K Streets, NW.
Open-top Bus Tour
Enjoy an open-top bus sightseeing tour of the capital, stopping at the Aquarium.
Several Capital Bikeshare stations are close by.
While the Aquarium does not have its own parking facility, parking is available just across the street in the Ronald Reagan Building.
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