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Gray Research Center (GRC)

MCB Quantico Access

Please visit the MCBQ DBIDS webpage for current information and FAQs on Base access.

All Visitors/passengers to MCB Quantico, who do not have a DoD military ID or CAC, will need to go the Visitor Control Center (VCC) to be screened for a DBIDS card or Temporary Pass depending on their reason for access to MCBQ. You must present a valid federal or state issued ID at the VCC. DoD issued ID card holders are automatically enrolled in DBIDS after their first ID scan upon entering MCB Quantico.

Updated 19 June 2021

Contact GRC

GRC Conference Center & Library Meeting Spaces

  • The GRC closes promptly at 1700. All visitors must leave the building before 1700.
  • Staff are not authorized to allow visitors to stay after 1700, unless arrangements are made in advance with the Conference Center Manager.
  • For Library meeting rooms, arrangements must be made in advance with the Library Director and Conference Center Manager.

 

Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 0730-1630
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Federal Holidays: Closed

 

GRC RESERVATIONS MANAGER

  • Hours: Monday - Friday 0900-1700
  • Phone: (571) 456-9242
  • Email: grc_conference @ usmcu.edu
  • Requests received outside of normal business hours will be handled the following business day

 

24/7 CANCELLATIONS

  • Please notify us at least THREE (3) DAYS ahead of time if your event is cancelled
  • Call or text (571) 456-9242 or email grc_conference @ usmcu.edu
    (NOTE: Messages received outside of normal business hours will be handled the next business day)
  • Please provide the POCs full name, a contact number, the name of the event, and dates and times that were reserved

 

 

 

 

Alfred M. Gray Marine Corps Research Center
Room 140
2040 Broadway Street
Quantico, VA 22134


Physical Location

Building 2040, Marine Base Quantico, Mainside


Base Access

Visitors must get a pass to enter MCB Quantico. Please visit the MCBQ Base Access webpage for current information and FAQs.


Driving Directions

From I-95 South: Take exit 150A, Quantico/Triangle. Merge onto VA 619-E (Joplin Road) and proceed through the traffic light toward the Main gate. Once you’ve passed through the gate, follow Fuller Road for approximately 4 miles. The speed limit is 40mph until approach to the Barnett Avenue curve. Bear right onto Barnett Avenue (speed limit reduces to 25mph).

At the second traffic light at the Quantico Fire Station, turn left onto Martin Avenue, and go underneath the railroad bridge. The entrance to the GRC parking garage will be on the right. Or, turn right at the rotary onto Broadway Street, then right again at the end of Broadway. Another parking garage entrance will be on your right.

From I-95 North: Take Exit 148 Marine Base Quantico. Proceed on Russell Road to the Base gate. Once you’ve passed through the gate, travel on Russell Road approximately 3.5 miles. At the rotary by the Officer’s Club, take the third exit road and proceed on Barnett Avenue for 1.1 miles. Just after the Quantico Fire Station, turn right onto Martin Avenue, and go underneath the railroad bridge. The entrance to the GRC parking garage will be on the right. Or, turn right at the rotary onto Broadway Street, then right again at the end of Broadway. Another parking garage entrance will be on your right.

By Air or Train: The two closest airports are Dulles International (IAD) in Dulles, Va., and Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) in Arlington, VA. Other transportation includes a bus terminal in nearby Triangle as well as Amtrak, 800-872-7245, and Virginia Railway Express, 800-RIDE-VRE, train services. The train station is located in the Town of Quantico and is a short walk from the GRC.


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