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Established in 1800 as one of the country's original naval maintenance centers, the Navy Yard is now the home of the USS Constitution.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We boarded a trolley and this was our first stop of the day. We spent much more time than anticipated and it was even the day the USS Constitution was closed for maintenance (be aware that is is closed once a week - call to...More

1  Thank TXGirl2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No visit to Boston is complete without visiting the oldest operational warship afloat. The ship was reintroduced to the water 10 months ago, following a major refit and now is again fully complete with masts and rigging.

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Amazing, interactive experience for all ages! For a history buff, it was easy to find plenty for me to see, learn, & enjoy! However, there are so many exhibits for the young ones and for those up in years. Seeing the USS Constitution and the...More

Thank Baddboyzmom
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I stopped her to visit yet another location from Fallout 4. We were able to see the dry dock and go inside the USS Constitution. The USS Cassin was closed for the winter so we were only able to walk by. We had a quick...More

Thank Melody M
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must see Boston stop. Follow the Freedom Trail to see the Charlestown Navy Yard. Home of the USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned US Navy warship. She never lost a battle. Also see USS Cassin Young, named for a Pearl Harbor hero. Fun...More

1  Thank rjfennell
Reviewed 2 April 2018

this place is informative. the main theme is the USA naval history. first visited the glorious USS Constitution naval ship. the whole naval yard is well maintained, liked the place.

Thank sanjaya58
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Active Navy Yard. Need ID and must go through security check point. Everyone there is so nice. We just checked out the Constitution and then headed out, but there is another ship there and a museum. The dry doc is also impressive to see as...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

There is a small ferry that sails from a pier next to the New England Aquarium every 20-30 minutes, and the 10 minute ride to the Charlestown Navy Yard (free if you have the weekly Charlie Card) is most enjoyable. From the Yard, you have...More

1  Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We did a trolley tour and stopped off here, our trolley driver was very informative told us lots of history about the red necks and the ships in the Charlestown Navy Yard. It was a lovely sunny day so walking around was really pleasant and...More

Thank holidaymad49
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A visit to the Cassin Young is a must. A veteran of WW2 and the Korean war. You can only view the main deck and some the rooms off it. You need to take a tour to gain access to the upper decks.The volunteers working...More

2  Thank phil52_10
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Charlestown’s hilly roads, narrow streets and gaslight
lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit.
Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge
from the North End or take the scenic water locks to
Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll
down cute Main street, wandering up the windy
residential streets to Monument Square, where you can
learn about the city’s history along with a great view
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Chris F
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about 500 to 600 yards