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Last updated: 4/30/18

Tour 1833 Dry Dock in Charlestown Navy Yard

Tour 185-year-old dry dock with a USS Constitution historian.

45 minute tour of Dry Dock 1 with Margherita Desy, a historian with the USS Constitution. Learn about the dry dock's construction, its importance to the U.S. Navy in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the dock’s history with “Old Ironsides”. This tour has steep and long flights of stairs. It's not recommended for children younger than age 10; closed-toe shoes are a must. The tour is limited to 25 people.