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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 - 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 24 - January 4









Wood Ship, Iron Men: December School Vacation Week
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Daily (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.

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 14th – February 22nd

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

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.