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Gray Research Center (GRC)

The Alfred M. Gray Marine Corps Research Center (GRC) supports the professional military educational and academic needs of the students and faculty of Marine Corps University.

Contact GRC

ADMIN OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday            0800-1600
Saturday - Sunday        CLOSED
Federal Holidays:          CLOSED


PHONE

(703) 784-2240 


GENERAL BUILDING HOURS
The Gray Research Center is open in accordance with MCU Research Library hours of operation.

 

GRC CONFERENCE CENTER HOURS

Monday – Friday:          0730-1630, or as directed

Saturday – Sunday:       CLOSED

Federal Holidays:          CLOSED

Administrative Office
Alfred M. Gray Marine Corps Research Center
2040 Broadway Street
Quantico, VA 22134


Physical Location

Building 2040, Marine Base Quantico, Mainside


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.


Base Access

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

Military and DoD personnel must present DoD identification to access the Base 24/7. Marine sentries will assist Visitors arriving at the Base. Visitors are issued vehicle passes and given directions to their destination if necessary. Proper identification such as a valid state driver’s license is required for Base access. Vehicles may be subject to search.

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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