Launched in Boston in 1797, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat and earned her nickname "Old Ironsides" during the War of 1812 when she fought the British frigate HMS Guerriere.
Visiting USS Constitution
Managed by the United States NavyUSS Constitution
Celebrating 40 years, the USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution. Visit ussconstitutionmuseum.org for more information.
Featured Photo of Tour Site
“Huzza! Her sides are made of iron!”Sailor on USS Constitution, August 19, 1812