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The CONSTITUTION Experience

Constitution firing gun

Every Tuesday morning during USS CONSTITUTION's summer hours of operation (April 1 - September 30), the crew of USS CONSTITUTION invites you to participate in the CONSTITUTION Experience! Visitors are invited to observe an 8 a.m. Morning Colors ceremony (including the firing of USS CONSTITUTION's saluting battery) from Pier One and then board 'Old Ironsides' for a special extended tour through the ship's spaces before being escorted to the USS CONSTITUTION Museum to complete the ultimate CONSTITUTION Experience!

Group size is limited to 50 visitors. To reserve your spot, please e-mail the USS CONSTITUTION Events Department at constitution.events@navy.mil. Visitors participating in the CONSTITUTION Experience must arrive at Pier One by 7:40 a.m. in order to participate. All visitors age 18 and older MUST present a valid federal or state-issued photo I.D. or passport to be able to board the ship. Note that public restroom facilities will not be available prior to the USS CONSTITUTION Museum's opening at 9 a.m.