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USS Constitution Museum

The USS Constitution Museum is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts and maritime aficionados. This family-friendly venue offers an immersive experience, showcasing the legacy of the USS Constitution, famously nicknamed Old Ironsides, and her pivotal role in American history.

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Location

Nestled in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, the USS Constitution Museum is a beacon of American naval history in Boston, Massachusetts. Easily accessible by various means of transport, the museum's location bridges the past and the present, offering a unique vantage point overlooking the city's breathtaking waterfront.

History

Established in 1972, the museum has been dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the USS Constitution, America's Ship of State. Built in 1797, the Constitution is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat, symbolizing the nation's early naval prowess and resilience. The museum has become a cornerstone of historical education, engaging visitors with the ship's remarkable stories of survival and triumph

Activities

As you explore the museum, a series of engaging and interactive exhibits await. Delve into the life of a sailor aboard the Constitution through hands-on displays and personal accounts, uncovering the day-to-day challenges and victories of early 19th-century naval life. Rare artifacts and meticulously preserved relics bring the era to life, offering a tangible connection to the past. Highlights include:

  • Battle histories.
  • Construction details of the ship.
  • The broader context of America's fight for sovereignty on the high seas.

Nearby Attractions

The museum's location in Boston enriches any visit with many nearby attractions. The USS Cassin Young, The Freedom Trail, Bunker Hill Monument, and Old North Church offer more historical exploration within a short distance. The picturesque Boston Waterfront provides stunning views and many dining options, making for a delightful stroll after your museum visit.



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If you want to maximize your Boston sightseeing tour, we recommend booking a tour with the Boston Sightseeing double-decker bus. From our nearest stop, you can easily move to the Boston Sightseeing Cruise to take your cruise tour, and once you're done, hop on and move to the next landmark again.

Our Tour Packages

Single Ride Pass

Single Ride Pass

$37.00

Explore Boston in 80 Minutes
  • City Tour Single Ride
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off All  Day

Hop-On Hop-Off All Day

$43.00

Boston City Sightseeing Tour
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Tour
  • Double Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

$58.00

Hop-0n Hop-Off - Boston & Cambridge Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off Boston Tour
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue, Orange, Purple Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

$89.00

City Tour Highlights With 2 Days Pass
  • Hop-on Hop-off Boston Tour
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 2 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue, Orange, Purple Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Night Tour

Night Tour

$43.00

Boston's Vibrant Evening Tour
  • City tour Single Ride
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 75 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour

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