The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
USS Constitution Hours
May 1 – October 8
Open Tuesday-Sunday | 10:00 – 6:00 Closed Monday
October 9 – October 28
Open Tuesday-Sunday | 10:00 – 5:00 Closed Monday
October 29 – May 1 (Tentative End Date)
Open Wednesday-Sunday | 10:00 – 4:00 Closed Monday & Tuesday
The Ship is closed Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. The Ship will be closed until 3:00 PM on October 19.
The USS Constitution Museum and the USS Constitution (the Ship) are operated separately. Please visit USS Constitution‘s website for the most up-to-date information on visiting the Ship.
Visiting USS Constitution
Constitution is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis during their operating hours. Please be aware that visitors must pass through a security inspection and show federal or state photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, before embarking on USS Constitution. Visitors under the age of 18 do not require a photo identification card.
Interested in a private group tour of USS Constitution? Contact the Ship’s Public Affairs office at 617-242-2543 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All tours are granted on a case-by-case basis and can only be accommodated outside of the Ship’s public hours of operation.
The USS Constitution Museum and the Ship are operated separately. Information listed above is subject to change at any time. Please visit USS Constitution‘s website for the most up-to-date information on visiting the Ship.
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Individuals & Families The Museum has a suggested donation of $10-$15 for adults, $5-$10 for children, and $25-$45 for families. However, any amount is greatly appreciated.
Groups From self-guided exploration in our award-winning exhibits to fun interdisciplinary programs with our talented staff, there is something for every type of group to discover! Cost depends on the program selected and size of your group. Click here for more information on visiting the Museum with a group of 10 or more people.
The USS Constitution Museum is proud to offer several discounted or free admission programs to individuals, families, and groups. Visit our Ways to Save page to find out more!
Directions and public transportation options can be found here. Check out the MBTA website for a personalized route to the Museum.
Off street parking is available at the Nautica Parking Garage, located at 88 ConstitutionRoad, Charlestown, MA 02129. The Museum is a five minute walk from the garage. Street and metered parking are available in select locations (time limits may apply). Please note: Validation is available for the Nautica Parking Garage at the Museum and the National Park Service Visitor Center.
Food & Beverage
The Museum does not have a dining facility, but we do sell drinks and snacks inside the Museum Store. See the “In Our Neighborhood” page for local restaurant suggestions.
All of the Museum’s galleries and restrooms are accessible to visitors who use wheelchairs. USS Constitution’s accessibility may differ.