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At the USS Constitution Museum you don’t just learn about history you experience it!  Join us in participating in one or more of our many events. Questions?  Call 617.426.1812


The USS Constitution Museum is Proud to be part of the Blue Star Family. We offer FREE admission for active duty, National Guard and Reserve military and their families from Memorial Day - Labor Day.

 

 


June 20th - August 31st

Where on the Waterfront is Bustah the Crab and his family?

Calling all hands! Guerriere’s friend Bustah the Crab has hidden himself somewhere in the museum.  Keep your eyes peeled as you explore the galleries. If you find Bustah, take a photo with him and upload it to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook using #SOTWbos, and you will be entered to win weekly prizes!

For a full list of all the locations Bustah & his family are hiding, visit Summer on the Waterfront.


August 8

Free Fun Friday - Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation

Celebrate Museum-mascot Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, tattoos, and birthday cookies.  For more information, visit www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org or call (617) 426-1812.


 

 

 

 


Summer on the Waterfront

The USS Constitution Museum is a proud partner of Summer on the Waterfront, an endeavor by The Boston Harbor Assocaition and partner organizations to encourage all to enjoy in Boston's waterfront cultural institutions, parks, beaches, dining, and more!

Eat.Splash.Shop.Learn. Rediscover Boston's waterfront this summer

 

 


August 17

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
USS Constitution Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Listen, learn, and lift your voices! Participate in your Maritime Heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum. These monthly gatherings, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, are family friendly and open to anyone who would like to participate.

 

 

 

 

 


September 17

Lowell Program Series
"The U.S. Navy in the War of 1812" by George Daughan, Author and Historian
6:00 pm
USS Constitution Museum

The U.S. Navy's superb performance during the War of 1812 forced Great Britain, and indeed all of Europe, to take the fledgling United States more seriously, initiated a fundamental change in the British-American relationship, and enabled America to maintain a robust navy even in peacetime. Book signing to follow.
Wine and cheese reception begins at 5:30 pm.

 


September 21

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
USS Constitution Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Listen, learn, and lift your voices! Participate in your Maritime Heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum. These monthly gatherings, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, are family friendly and open to anyone who would like to participate.

 

 

 

 

 


October 2

Down the Hatch: An Evening of Beer and History with Heavy Seas Beers and the USS Constitution Museum
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
USS Constitution Museum

USS Constitution Museum photo

What do loose cannons, powder monkeys, cutlasses, and peg legs have to do with the history of beer and USS Constitution? Come to the USS Constitution Museum’s second annual “History through Drinks” event and find out for yourself. Representatives from Heavy Seas Beers, a salty brewery in Baltimore, Maryland, will offer samples of four of their finest brews. Museum historians and educators will regale you with amusing anecdotes and offer a bevy of hands-on fun that will bring together beer, Constitution, and the lives of nineteenth-century sailors.

Light snacks provided.

All guests must be 21+ years old in order to attend.


Tickets are required and can be purchased online.  Tickets cost $15 for non-members or $12.50 for members of the USS Constitution Museum. To receive the member discount, please enter the promotional code "Hatch" during check out to obtain the member discount. Not a member?  Join today!

Generously sponsored by Heavy Seas Beers

 


October 19

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
USS Constitution Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Listen, learn, and lift your voices! Participate in your Maritime Heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum. These monthly gatherings, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, are family friendly and open to anyone who would like to participate.

 

 

 

 

 


October 23

Chairman's Dinner & Awards Ceremony
6:00 PM  - 9:00 PM
at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel

Join us for a festive evening as the Museum honors several outstanding individuals including Thomas A. Kershaw, Chairman and CEO of Hampshire House Corporation, Dr. George C. Daughan, Historian and Author, Matthew P. Brenckle, Lauren M. McCormack, and Sarah H. Watkins, authors of Men of Iron: USS Constitution's War of 1812 Crew.  The evening will also include a silent auction and the opportunity to support future programming and activities at the Museum.  Funding from this event helps to keep our doors open to all, sharing the stories of USS Constitution and her crew to over 400,000 visitors each year.

Tickets and sponsorships may be purchased online through Friday, October 17, 2014.  After this date, please contact the Museum at (617) 426-1812 ext. 167 or rsvp@ussconstitutionmuseum.org.

If you have any questions about the Chairman's Dinner, please contact Jodie McMenamin at (617) 426-1812 ext. 124 or rsvp@ussconstitutionmuseum.org.

The USS Constitution Museum would like to thank Hampshire House Corporation, the Presenting Sponsor for the Chairman's Dinner & Awards Ceremony.

    


November 16

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
USS Constitution Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Listen, learn, and lift your voices! Participate in your Maritime Heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum. These monthly gatherings, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, are family friendly and open to anyone who would like to participate.

 

 

 

 

 


December 21

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
USS Constitution Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Listen, learn, and lift your voices! Participate in your Maritime Heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum. These monthly gatherings, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, are family friendly and open to anyone who would like to participate.