SHIP:  
Closed Now
MUSEUM:  
Closed Now
SHIP:  
Closed Now
MUSEUM:  
Closed Now

The USS Constitution Museum is open!

Anchor Icon

Join us on Social

We add new content regularly, so check our handles daily.

Anchor Icon

Facebook

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

🧣 Sailors have worn silk neckerchiefs for centuries, with black being the color of choice to hide stains and grime. This #NationalScarfDay, visit our YouTube channel to learn about neckerchiefs and other elements of 1812-era sailor uniforms in A Sailor's Life, Live: Uniforms ▶️ bit.ly/39DRX6l ... See MoreSee Less

Video image

Comment on Facebook

Fallen, but never forgotten. Today, on #GoldStarMothersDay and #GoldStarFamiliesDay, we recognize and honor those who have lost loved ones in the defense of our country. ... See MoreSee Less

Fallen, but never forgotten. Today, on #GoldStarMothersDay and #GoldStarFamiliesDay, we recognize and honor those who have lost loved ones in the defense of our country.

Comment on Facebook

God Bless these American Heroes 🇺🇸

Thinking of you and knowing what a strong women you are God bless

Thank you

Lorraine Earley love you.

Patrice Maurer ❤️❤️❤️

🙏💪🇺🇸🇺🇸

Bless her, Janet Borland, and all the others like her!

Bless

View more comments

🌊 The pace of relative sea level rise in Boston Harbor has been accelerating since 1826.

How do we know?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has kept daily records of Boston’s tides since 1921, and early records created by civil engineers right here in the Charlestown Navy Yard allow researchers to stretch that data back another century to the 1820s. This data predicts that, at this rapidly accelerating pace, the sea level in Boston could rise an additional 36 inches in the next 50 years if global greenhouse gas emissions are not greatly reduced.

Next time you visit the Museum and Navy Yard, check out our outdoor exhibit "A Rising Sea" at the head of Dry Dock 2 to learn more. Or visit our website at bit.ly/2XIuw99
... See MoreSee Less

🌊 The pace of relative sea level rise in Boston Harbor has been accelerating since 1826.

How do we know?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has kept daily records of Boston’s tides since 1921, and early records created by civil engineers right here in the Charlestown Navy Yard allow researchers to stretch that data back another century to the 1820s. This data predicts that, at this rapidly accelerating pace, the sea level in Boston could rise an additional 36 inches in the next 50 years if global greenhouse gas emissions are not greatly reduced. 

Next time you visit the Museum and Navy Yard, check out our outdoor exhibit A Rising Sea at the head of Dry Dock 2 to learn more. Or visit our website at bit.ly/2XIuw99

Comment on Facebook

It's just the Earth going through another natural cycle and you can't stop that.

A sea monster COULD rise up out of the muck on the ocean floor and eat all the parking lots in the world!

"This data predicts that, at this rapidly accelerating pace, the sea level in Boston could rise an additional 36 inches in the next 50 years." It could also predict that the oceans will not rise.....

Greenland's ice is melting seven times faster now than it was in the 1990s. If all the ice that is on Greenland were to melt or calve into the ocean, global sea level would rise 7.2 meters (21 feet.)

That’s because the Little Ice Age didn’t end until around 1850.

This has nothing to the climate change being spewed by the democrats and radicals. It's a natural cycle. Besides haven't these guys heard about how the moon and the sun can affect the earth's climate, tides etc.? Not to mention the fact that the continental plates move.

Maybe they shouldn’t have driven so many miles back in 1826

Only your tax dollars can stop this! Everyone empty your pockets for the next globalist shake down.

So what you are saying, you have records spanning 200 years on a planet that is 4.56 Billion years old...

Like to see or read anything about Old Ironsides, (my hometown), but please not democratic talki g points! When the seas are over Obamas head on Marthas Vineyard ,then ill be concerned

I do not dispute a rise in sea level over time. I dispute the political agenda attached to the apocalyptical forecasting of events based on current data, which has become pure propaganda for the "I hate America", "lets destroy the economy", "its Americans fault" camp. The truth is, there is very little humans can do about global warming, It is a heliocentric (SUN) issue, but politics has never cared much for facts, or science, for that matter. Its very disheartening to see USS Constitution Museum now picking up the mouthpiece for this maligned agenda. But, thank you for taking the time and money to educate visitors on the impending doom in the next 50 years. Didn't Al Gore tell us 30 years ago it would all be underwater by 2020? yet here we are

View more comments

Imagine going to sea for two years and everything you needed had to fit in a single sea bag. In this video, learn about navy sea bags, including one owned by Thomas Chew, a purser aboard USS Constitution in the War of 1812. Then check out our online exhibit ⭐️Join the Crew⭐️ to learn more about the lives of sailors in 1812 ▶️ jointhecrew.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

Load more