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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
 


August 14

Guerriere the Terrier's Birthday Party!
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! Guerriere the Terrier is a very special dog. He was brought on board Ship in 1814 by Lt. Beekman Van Hoffman and quickly become a valuable part of Constitution's family. Today, he is the Museum's mascot and helps lead visitors upstairs to the Museum's All Hands on Deck: A Sailor's Life for Me! exhibit.

 

Special thanks to the Highland Street Foundation for supporting the Free Fun Friday program and this event. For a full listing of all the 2015 Free Fun Friday sites, click here

 


August 16

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
2:00 pm - 5:00 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 5 - September 7

A Knot-ical Time
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
 

Come learn the ropes this Labor Day weekend at the USS Constitution Museum. Visitors to the Museum will be able to balance on a footrope to furl a sail, scrub the deck with a holystone, practice their knot tying skills, and cook a (make-believe) meal. After all of this exhausting work, don’t forget to take a nap in one of our hammocks!

 

 


September 20

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
2:00 pm - 5:00 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 24

Paint Nite at the Museum
7:00 pm

Get inspired by the art at the USS Constitution Museum, sign a sheet of copper going onto USS Constitution, and create your very own masterpiece! 

At Paint Nite, a master artist will give us step-by-step instructions to create a work of art – while we socialize and enjoy a glass of wine. We’ll all go home with a masterpiece. No art experience needed! 

Paint Nite will donate a portion of ticket sales to the USS Constitution Museum which serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of "Old Ironsides" and the people associated with her.  

Please RSVP and register now at https://www.paintnite.com/pages/events/view/boston/895360

Tickets are $45.

 


October 10 – October 21

Launching a Legend
9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Join the USS Constitution Museum as we celebrate “Old Ironsides” 218th birthday! Explore over 200 years of history in our hand-on exhibits and participate in daily programs that bring her history to life.

 


October 18

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
2:00 pm - 5:00 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.

 

 


November 15

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
2:00 pm - 5:00 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.

 

 


November 18

Photo by Greg M. Cooper
 

Chairman's Dinner & Awards Ceremony
6:00 pm
at the Seaport Boston Hotel


Join us for a festive evening as the Museum honors James T. Brett, President and Chief Executive Officer of The New England Council, and New York Times Bestselling author William Martin.  The evening includes 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 with over 300,000 visitors each year.

 


December 20

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing
2:00 pm - 5:00 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.