We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charlestown Navy Yard

First Ave., Boston, MA
+1 617-242-5601
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$24.10*
and up
Boston USS Constitution Cruise
More Info
US$104.67*
and up
Boston Odyssey Dinner Cruise
More Info
US$49.00*
and up
Boston Pizza and Taverns Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
Established in 1800 as one of the country's original naval maintenance centers, the Navy Yard is now the home of the USS Constitution.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old ironsides” (35 reviews)
“dry dock” (18 reviews)
“main deck” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION
First Ave., Boston, MA
Charlestown
CONTACT
Website
+1 617-242-5601
Write a ReviewReviews (191)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 171 reviews

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

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

1  Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the constitution hotel and took a night stroll along the Old Navy Yard to enjoy the city of Boston on a calmer level. Safe to say we were not disappointed with the view.

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The free to visit WW2 era warship is interesting and free to visit. It is also beside the Constitution ship.

Thank JCE99
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My husband, a navy man, wanted to visit the USS Constitution, which is docked here. This ship is rich in history. Old Ironsides came to life for us as we explored its decks and listened to narrations by navy personnel aboard the ship. We also...More

Thank donbo55
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Remember studying in school The War of 1812? Today I toured the USS Constitution also known as "Old Ironsides." There is also an interactive museum which presents history in an enjoyable manner. A worthwhile use of time.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Navy Yard offers a great view from the city of Boston, it is close to the Bunker Monument Hill and there are some street parking available.

Thank D_v_D_USA
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is on the Freedom Trail and a really interesting place to visit. When I visited, the USS Constitution was not accessible however you could certainly see it and visit the museum. The USS Cassin Young is nearby which you can visit until 4.30pm. It...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is an all free attraction of the Charlestown Navy Yard. It is here we here the US Constitution (oldest commission ship) resides. Also here is a renovated Navy (1950) and a large museum and visitor center. You need some form of ID to get...More

Thank jbushman2017
Nearby
Charlestown
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
The Warren Tavern
527 reviews
.84 km away
Brewer's Fork
112 reviews
.30 km away
Pier 6
188 reviews
.38 km away
Blackmoor Bar and Kitchen
91 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Attractions
USS Constitution Museum
3,182 reviews
.29 km away
USS Constitution
1,296 reviews
.45 km away
Bunker Hill Monument
1,249 reviews
.64 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Charlestown Navy Yard staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit