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“A lot of history”

USS Constitution Museum
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Ranked #18 of 402 things to do in Boston
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 across from the ship in the historic Boston National Park, Charlestown Navy Yard. Open Daily. The Museum is private non-profit Museum and is operated separately from USS Constitution (the Ship).
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Reviewed January 31, 2013

The USS Constitution is a great place for history buffs to visit, but small children will also enjoy exploring the ship. Every Fourth of July, the ship takes a small journey to celebrate its (and the nation's) history. If you are taking the trolley tour, this is one of the stops.

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

we went by the trolly bus made a special trip what we were not told that as british we needed our id ie passport etc, we had to make the trip back to our hotel to get id ,our visit was good apart from the visit to the constitution we could not visit the sleeping quarters . the museum was very good great for the kids well worth a visit but take your id and expect security .

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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Bring your visit to the ship into perspective with a visit to the Museum - together they complement one another quite well. The combined experience is like bringing history to life. Hard to say which to do first but either way will be informative and enjoyable. If you go visit the ship be sure to not miss this additional aspect.

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Biggest piece of advice - wait for the guided tour. They have a tour you can walk on and off yourself - but you dont get to go down into the ship. It's worth it to wait for the tour (they run every half hour or so in summer).

Thank Jeremy L
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Would have been better if tours were offered the day we went and the living quarters were open. all in all worth a visit on the trolley.

Thank MarylandTravelgirl
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