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Last updated: 4/9/18

2nd Tour Dry Dock 1 in Charlestown Navy Yard

Tour Dry Dock 1 with Margherita Desy, a historian with the USS Constitution.

Learn about the building of the dry dock, its importance to the 19th and 20th century U.S. Navy, and the dock’s history with “Old Ironsides”, the first warship to enter the dock on June 23, 1833. This tour has steep and long flights of stairs in and out of the dry dock. It's not recommended for children younger than age 10; close-toe shoes are a must. The tour is limited to 25 people.