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Historic Ships in Baltimore

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Neighborhood: Inner Harbor
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Address: 301 E Pratt St Pier 1, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation)
Phone Number: 410-539-1797
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Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last...

Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine USS Torsk which sank the last two enemy combatants of WWII, USGC Cutter Taney, the last surviving vessel to witness the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, which marked the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-line or at our ticket locations on Pier 1, Pier 3 or on board the USCGC Taney.

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USS Constellation - a scouting experience

My son had a Boy Scout sleepover there one summer. They treated them as sailors and the kids slept in the sailor bunks overnight. The scouts kept watch and learned all about the... read more

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son had a Boy Scout sleepover there one summer. They treated them as sailors and the kids slept in the sailor bunks overnight. The scouts kept watch and learned all about the ship and its armaments. Our troop revisits this program every few years and it is great for the younger scouts. I put August, 2015 but he did... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty much the Constellation and the sub are the 2 worth going to. Try and make the Constellation when they are shooting the cannon and you may get to hold the rope, that is pretty cool. But in the end the cost is a lot and the kids got bored.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed looking at the ships but I didn't have the tour because in my opinion the entrance fee is too expensive! But they are certainly nice addition to the harbor

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Thank lecterit
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If I had to do over I would have got the 2 ship deal not the four. The coast guard ship and the Chesapeake are a little ho hum unless you are a ship enthusiast but the sail ship and the sub were really cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We toured the USS constellation only. The admission includes the audio. I was impressed that they had options for adults and children in the audio. The employees gave demonstrations on firing canons while we were there. Very fun to watch.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paid to visit all 4 ships and it was totally worth it. The day we went was hot, around 100 degrees hot, but most of the ships were ok to be inside due to fans and small air conditioners. If you are into history, this is a very good attraction. The people that check your tickets are also very helpful... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Though there is so much to see and do in the Inner Harbor, the Historic Ships were one of our favorites. We were able to see some restoration going on as well so that was a bonus. I can only imagine sailing the Atlantic in any one of these vessels. What a treat to see them up close!

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Parkton, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love tall ships, that being said, the Constellation is a lovely ship. It is not in as good condition as the USS Constitution in Boston, it is about equivalent to the HMS surprise in San Diego. While I was there, it was undergoing repairs on the front part of the ship. It did fire off a cannon round which... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ships are all relatively close together so you don't have to go too far in between them. The staff at each ship was very knowledgeable and friendly and made us feel welcome. They offer an amazing military rate that we definitely appreciated!! Was a really good time!! So interesting..

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Leonardtown, Maryland, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time touring the ships. My Son really enjoyed the submarine. Lots of things to see in it and can touch all the levers is fun.

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