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Last updated: 4/3/18

Restoring the USS Constitution tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the USS Constitution’s preservation facility.

Get a sneak peek of on-going preservation work for the USS Constitution with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Naval History and Heritage Command Detachment’s restoration facility in the Charlestown Navy Yard.  Join Margherita Desy, Historian with the USS Constitution, for a one-hour tour of the 1847 Alexander Parris-designed carpenters’ and riggers’ shops.

This tour requires participants to be able to climb steep and long flights of stairs in the building. The tour is not recommended for children younger than age 10. Also, close-toe shoes are a must. The tour is limited to 25 people. Reservations are required!