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USS Constitution 45-minute cruise

Visit perhaps the most treasured of all Boston's landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45 minute fully narrated tour brings one up close and personal with Old Ironsides at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard and allows one the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and accompanying Naval Museum. The tour reaches also the Bunker Hill Monument, the Boston Tea Party site, and the Old North Church. USS Constitution is a heavy frigate of the United States Navy launched in 1797 (the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat). It is a wooden-hulled, three-masted ship named by President George Washington after the Constitution of the United States of America. Constitution, during the War of 1812 against Great Britain, captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships: HMS Guerriere, Java, Pictou, Cyane and Levant becoming very famous for her actions. The battle with Guerriere earned her the nickname of Old Ironsides. The Bunker Hill Monument was inaugurated in 1843 in Charlestown and honours the Battle of Bunker Hill. It reaches 67 metres and it is made of granite transported to the site by means of the Granite Railway, built particularly for that purpose. Reaching the top means climbing 294 steps. Visit perhaps the most treasured of all Boston's landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45-minute fully narrated tour allows you to travel back to the end of the 18th century when Old Ironsides, as she is affectionately known, was built. Disembark at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard for a tour of the famous ship and accompanying Naval Museum. Meeting/pick-up point: 1 Long Wharf. Duration: 45 minutes. Start/opening time: daily every hour on the half hour from 10:30am. Languages: English. Others: please check-in 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time with your voucher. Valid Photo ID will be required.