The USS Constellation, a famous ship launched on September 7, 1797, is one of Baltimore's top attractions located in the Inner Harbor. The ship sailed to the West Indies in 1799 and today your group will have the opportunity to see fascinating exhibits and check out the ship itself.
When you arrive, you should stop by the Museum Gallery where visitors will learn about the history of the ship and can also check out fascinating artifacts and personal effects from some of the crew members.
After you see the Museum Gallery, you can climb aboard the USS Constellation and examine her inner-workings as one of four historic ships located in the city of Baltimore. There are crew members on board who will answer questions pertaining to the history of the vessel as they show you around the historic ship.
Guests will have the opportunity to see the four decks of the USS Constellation as part of the experience. The first deck is known as the Spar Deck and is where all of the sailing operations took place. The second is known as the Gun Deck, an area containing the ship’s main battery of guns, the Captain’s Cabin, and the Galley. The next deck of the vessel is known as the Birth Deck where the crew members lived and socialized while the final deck is the ship’s Hold an area containing things such as the food, water, and the gear for a crew of 320. Visitors can participate in a gun drill or see what is cooking in the Galley.