U.S. Frigate Constellation

Inner Harbor
Pier 1,Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(301) 539-1797


Constellation Dock is located at the intersection of Pratt and Light Streets in Baltimore's innerHarbor.


Displacement: 1,265 tons
Length : 176 ft.
Beam(Width): 41 ft.
Mainmast Height: 170 ft.
Sail Area: 20,000 square ft.
Bowsprit: 67 ft, 6 in.

General Information

Now a museum, founded in 1955, the U.S. Frigate Constellation is a working restoration of the first of six frigates designed and built for the U.S. Navy. Visitors will feel her history and relive her glory as they explore the decks of the first commissioned ship of the U.S. Navy, launched 7 September 1797. The first of our fledgling navy to put to sea, the Constellation was also used against pirares in Tripoli in 1802 and the British in 1812, and she saw action in the Civil War and as an auxiliary flagship of the Atlantic Fleet in World War II.


Entry fee. Open daily , 10 A.M. - 8 P.M., 15 June - Labor Day; 10 A.M. - 6 P.M., after Labor Day - 14 October; 10 A.M. - 4 P.M., the rest of the year. Closed 24, 25, and December and New year's Day.

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