Maritime Macabre Tours

This lantern-light tour of USS Constellation occurs after dark, lasts about 1 hour, and makes a great activity after you've had dinner at one of the nearby restaurants.

*Parental Guidance* - This program is generally family- friendly, but discusses injuries and deaths that occurred aboard ship and may disturb some visitors.

A Unique Tour of the Ship
Discover the Misfortunes of a Life at Sea

Accompany one of Constellation's crew by lantern-light and hear authentic, historical accounts of unfortunate happenings aboard this 19th century warship described in the 1862-65 diary of ship’s yeoman, Moses Safford.

Walk among all four decks of the ship, with a hands-on activity, and a ghost story taken right out of the primary source material.

Summer 2024
Upcoming Tour Dates

Saturday, July 6: 9-10 PM

Saturday, July 13: 9-10 PM

Saturday, July 20: 9-10 PM

Saturday, July 27: 9-10 PM

Saturday, August 3: 9-10 PM

Saturday, August 10: 9-10 PM

Saturday, August 17: 9-10 PM

Saturday, August 31: 9-10 PM


Large tables may scroll

Adults (15+)$12Youth (14 & Under)$8

Receive 50% off the Lantern Tour price with the purchase of a regular admission ticket by selecting a combination ticket. Combination Admission and Lantern Tour Discount

Be sure to select the correct date when choosing your tickets.

Lantern-Light Tour

The whale-oil lantern was the main source of light aboard ship in the 19th century. Experience the authentic atmosphere of the ship with lantern light on this unique tour. (Our lanterns are electric due to fire hazards on a wooden ship).