We stopped here as a part of our trip to Boston. We love history, especially maritime, so this was a no-brainer for us. There's no fee to get in, but make sure you bring your ID if you are over 18. Also, wear sunblock. The...More
About Charlestown Navy Yard
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Visited to get NPS passport stamp. Found ranger very helpful but no scheduled ranger talks. Video interesting to see what shipyard like in the past. USS Constitution currently in dry dock but still can visit. Over 18 must present identification.
Great old brick buildings, water views, parks, gardens and seating areas tucked in here and there! clean bathrooms at Pier 8 Marina a plus!
Catch the ferry over or walk across the bridge to the Charlestown Naval Yard, or better still stay close by - it's a grand place to see some history and enjoy a lovely and free experience. There's plenty to see, do, touch and explore from...More
An informative stop along the Freedom Trail. Rather clean area with views of the Boston skyline. Area is home to the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides--see separate review) and the USS Cassin Young, a WW II destroyer which we did not tour. USS Constitution Museum is...More
Charlestown Naval Yard home to a WWII destroyer (closed for tours the day I visited) and the clipper USS Constitution (in dry dock for maintenance but still able to tour). Docent gives a nice talk on deck of the ship. Able to go below deck...More
Great views of the Boston skyline. This place is for those who enjoy the historical side of the US Navy.
We've been to MANY a military and historic attraction. Being at Boston Harbor was an awesome feeling. This had several closed off areas and should have been an outside viewing-only attraction. You could walk on the decks but not touch anything.