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USS Constitution Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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At the USS Constitution Museum you don't just learn about history, you EXPERIENCE it! Furl a a sail, fire a cannon, and scrub the decks to learn what life was like at sea over 200 years ago. Fun for all ages, admission is simply by donation! Located...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bldg 22 Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, Boston, MA 02129
Bunker Hill
+1 617-426-1812
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is interesting showing you "Life" on a ship back in time. The Constitution, Old Ironsides, was not open on our day of visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KenFromIllinois
Reviewed 2 days ago

Some great interaction for children but to be honest great for the grownups too. Interesting exhibits and give you the history of the USS Constitution.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sadbe
Reviewed 4 days ago

Free to go in, however they do ask for donations. Adds the depth to the naval history that you don't get on the USS Constitution. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Amy T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was a great experience to see and hear how life was on Old Ironsides! A great piece of American History!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's nice on outside but long lines to go through security to enter it so I skipped. The museum there was nice.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This has been a great adventure to visit boston. This ship museum is awesome and worth the trip to see...take the shuttle , or city view...they drop you right at the site. Go downstairs...see the entire ship...live the adventuere!!! Even if you think you can't...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A donation is expected as you enter the museum. There are many videos and exhibits that would be enjoyed by children. There are two floors to visit and a gift shop as you exit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 502deborahr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ship is staffed by US Navy personnel who were very helpful and informative. The ship has been well maintained and it was great to see a piece of US history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank N3636MBsharonm
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very well done with numerous interactive activities. It was just my wife and I, but if we had kids we could have spent a lot of time here. As it was we still ended up perusing for a couple hours. Very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sheiksan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience. Museum is great and so informative (don't miss it) and the ship has so much history. Great for children and adults.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sjond
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10 October 2018|
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Response from MikeH776 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! There are benches near the stop to have a sit down whilst waiting. 3 minute walk max to naval yard.
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22 July 2018|
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Response from ejavos | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I haven’t seen the question sooner! I think 1 hour would be fine. There isn’t much walking involved, but there are some stairs and tight spaces on the ship itself. We had no lines to get in really, maybe 5 people... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from kcs2699 | Reviewed this property |
You can easily follow the trail (just follow the red trailed marked on the sidewalks). But you might want to consider an inexpensive tour guide who will provide lots of interesting information about what you are seeing. Our... More