Event Notices

USS Constitution 21-Gun Salute; Virtual Memorial Day Commemoration

The USS Constitution will host a Facebook live event on Memorial Day, May 25, honoring USS Constitution’s fallen crew members at 11:30 a.m. and will fire a salute of 21 minute-guns at noon. Although the ship remains closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USS Constitution invites everyone to join in this virtual Read More…

Arts & Culture Government

USS Constitution Restoration Timelapse Video

Watch the amazing progress being made aboard USS Constitution as her 2015-2017 restoration comes to a close! Without much snow this winter to slow down progress, the restoration crew expects the ship to refloat in July. Look closely and you will see the shiny copper sheathing going on her hull. If you had the chance to Read More…

Serving Those Who Serve

In preparation for the thousands who visit the Charlestown Navy Yard each year, USS Constitution crewmembers gather every Tuesday morning from January through April to learn new interpretation techniques and dive deeper into the history of “Old Ironsides.” The annual History and Interpretation Training course is taught by USS Constitution Museum staff and Margherita Desy, historian Read More…