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We Remember: Memorial Day at the USS Constitution Museum

May 13, 2022 - May 30, 2022

Join the USS Constitution Museum for a month of reflection and remembrance.

Throughout the month of May, the Museum and Ship will host a variety of activities for all ages to honor those who have given their lives in service to our country.

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Special Events

Memorial Poppy Garden

May 13 – May 29
10:00AM – 5:00PM

Throughout the month of May, visitors are encouraged to make a paper poppy—a symbol of remembrance—to honor a deceased military service member in their life and add it to our memorial garden. The completed poppies will be featured in a Memorial Day ceremony on board USS Constitution.

If you are unable to visit the Museum, but would like to share the name of a service member to include in our Remember memorial, please fill out this form and we will do our best honor these requests.

War of 1812 Gallery

Open Daily
10:00AM – 5:00PM

Visit the newly re-designed War of 1812 exhibit at the USS Constitution Museum! From battle tactics to the human cost of war, visitors will discover the highs and lows of battle through historic artifacts and dynamic new displays.

Memorial Day Story Time + Craft

Saturday, May 28 + Sunday, May 29
11:00AM + 2:00PM

Join the Museum and Ship as sailors read two children’s books (ages 6+) about Memorial Day: A Day for Rememberin’ by Leah Henderson and The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh. After the story time, participants are invited to make their own poppies to take home and contribute to our memorial garden.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 30
11:30AM

Join the Museum and Ship for a public Memorial Day ceremony on board USS Constitution. This ceremony will also be streamed live on the Ship’s Facebook page.

Details

Date: May 13, 2022 - May 30, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Free with admission

Organizer

USS Constitution Museum

Phone: 617-426-1812

Email: museumlearning@usscm.org

Venue

USS Constitution Museum

Address:
USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, MA, USA

Phone: 617-426-1812