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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


December 21

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.

 

 


December 24 - January 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wood Ship, Iron Men: December School Vacation Week
10:00 am – 5:00 pm (except December 25, 2014 and January 1, 2015)

Gather together your crew this school vacation week and come visit the USS Constitution Museum. Hands-on exhibits, interactive programs, and creative crafts introduce explorers of every age to meet the heroic crew that sailed USS Constitution in the War of 1812.

 

This event is part of Winter on the Waterfront. For the full schedule of waterfront events, download the free brochure or pick up your copy at the Museum.

 


January 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.

 

 


January 31 - March 21

36th Annual USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild Model Show
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Daily


Members of the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild display the finest of their craft at the USS Constitution Museum this winter.  Ships created by modelers from across New England will be on display, presenting a variety of reproductions including sailing vessels, modern ships, and ships-in-bottles.  Modelers have masterfully captured the richness of our maritime history in miniature.  A panel of Guild members judge qualifying entries on scale, detail and artistic excellence to award the top craftsmen in respective categories. Volunteers from the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild will be on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate the technique, time and skill required to build a mini - masterpiece. Work to restore the Loring model of Constitution will also continue during the model show this year.

 


February 14 – February 22

Sailing into History: February School Vacation
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

On February 20, 1815, Captain Charles Stewart of USS Constitution had to face not one, but two ships in battle.  Find out the story behind this exciting engagement and help commemorate Constitution’s third, and last, victory in the War of 1812. Hands-on family programs about teamwork, courage, and battle will be available throughout the day. Photo by Greg Copper.



This event is part of Winter on the Waterfront. For the full schedule of waterfront events, download the free brochure or pick up your copy at the Museum.

 


February 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.

 

 


March 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.

 

 



April 18 – April 26

Ship Shape: April School Vacation Week
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM


It took three years to construct USS Constitution - America’s oldest surviving naval ship. During April School Vacation Week find out what it took to build and maintain a ship like “Old Ironsides,” from the live oak in her hull to the caulking that keeps her afloat. Hands-on family programs about science and engineering will be available throughout the day.