January 11, 2019
USS Constitution Museum Offers Free Admission to All Federal Employees during Government Shutdown
CHARLESTOWN, MA (January 11, 2019)—The USS Constitution Museum is offering free admission to all federal employees and accompanying family members for the duration of the government shutdown. Visitors can redeem this offer with a valid, Federal Government I.D.
“We appreciate those who, day-in and day-out, serve our nation, just as Constitution’s sailors have for more than 220 years.” says Anne Grimes Rand, president of the Museum. “Though our admission is donation based we want our dedicated public servants to feel welcome during these times of uncertainty.”
Through interactive exhibits visitors to the USS Constitution Museum have an opportunity to explore the beginning of the United States Navy and reflect on the founding values of our nation.
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. USS Constitution, America’s Ship of State, is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free to visitors with a government-issued I.D.
About the USS Constitution Museum
The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides” and those associated with her. This award-winning, educational non-profit welcomes over 400,000 visitors each year and provides a hands-on, minds-on environment where inter-generational groups seeking an enjoyable, educational experience can have fun while learning and exploring history together. The USS Constitution Museum’s mission is to engage all ages in the story of “Old Ironsides” to spark excitement about maritime heritage, naval service, and the American experience.
For more information: www.usscm.org