Family Firepower!


12/28/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
01/04/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This winter vacation, experience USS Constitution in a new way– as a recruit on her historic gun crew! In this family-friendly program, you will learn about the tasks and skills required to make USS Constitution a successful warship. Learn the mechanics of cannons in the Museum and put your gun crew to the test by firing an Alka-seltzer cannon. Then, on board USS Constitution, work together to pass powder between the decks, run a gun drill, and visit behind-the-scenes spaces on the Ship. Learn about Constitution‘s mighty firepower in this active, fun, and educational program! 

Recommended for ages 10 and up.

This program is free to the public and space is limited. Advance registration is required. Please complete a registration form at this link to sign up for the program.

Registration link:  (when possible, link through text rather than this URL)


Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 617-426-1812 x131


USS Constitution Museum
22 Building Navy yard
02129 Charlestown , MA