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Temporarily closed February 1st – 5th for exhibit maintenance
Open Thursday – Friday | 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.*
Open Saturday – Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.*
*Last tour leaves at 3:30
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USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM | Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129 | 6174261812