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Boston Attractions | USS Constitution

Boston Attractions | USS Constitution

The USS Constitution is one of many historic Boston Attractions located near our Boston Hotel. A visit to this ship is one of the Things to do in Boston that teaches visitors about the history of Boston and the nation.   

Location: 
USS Constitution
Charlestown Navy Yard
Charlestonw, MA 02129
Phone: 
617-426-1812

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Boston is a city rich in history, and that includes naval history. Visit the USS Constitution – the oldest commissioned warship in the U.S. Navy’s fleet.

About the USS Constitution:
Of all the Things to do in Boston, a visit to the USS Constitution is, in many ways, one of the most unique. Not only does a visit to this Boston Attraction allow you to step back in history, but it also provides a look at what is, perhaps, the most unique job post for a navy sailor.

What other navy job requires donning the same uniform that would have been worn in the early 19th century? The crew that is stationed onboard this historic vessel are full-time sailors who split their time between the present day and the past.

Visitors to this popular Boston Attraction will be led on a guided Tour through much of the ship. With an actual sailor as your Tour guide, you will learn about the history of this great ship and about what life was like onboard during the earliest of the ship’s journeys.

During your next stay at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel – A Boston Hotel, pay a visit to the USS Constitution and learn how this ship that is now a Boston Attraction played a role in the history of this nation.

Hours:
October 1 through October 31: Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
November 1 through March 31: Thursday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 1 through September 30: Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This Boston Attraction is closed Martin Luther King Jr. birthday, President’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Admission:
Admission is free to all visitors

Best Time of Year to Visit:
Because most the ship tour takes place outside, many prefer to visit during the warmer months. This Boston Attraction is, however, open all year long.

Tips for Visiting:

  • Allow a little extra time for a security screening. The screening process is similar to that in most airports.
  • All visitors over the age of 18 will need to have a valid photo ID.

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