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Old Ironsides Afloat Again

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Old Ironsides Afloat Again

Join the National Parks of Boston to celebrate USS Constitution’s much-anticipated return to the water after two years in dry dock. The USS Constitution Museum will be open from 9AM – midnight with FREE family-friendly activities from 4PM – 8PM. Enjoy hands-on activities, music, and gallery talks for all ages Make a souvenir button Share your vision for the future of the Navy Yard Watch the flooding of Dry Dock 1 and see Old Ironsides afloat again! Programs: Try your hand at the shipbuilding tools that made Constitution shipshape again – from the treenails that kept her planking in place to her waterproof caulking! Constitution will float later tonight, but can you build a tinfoil boat that does the same? Challenge your friends and test your own skills in our boat making program. Rigging a ship like Constitution is knot easy. Practice your knot tying skills while learning about the different lines aboard Old Ironsides. Sailors’ often got nautical tattoos to commemorate a special moment in their lives. Mark yourself with a limited-edition temporary tattoo of Constitution in dry dock.