Though the Civil War was a period of great innovation for the navy, with widespread use of steam power and the innovation of ironclads there was still a place in the fleet for sailing ships. Built at the Gosport yard in Portsmouth, Virginia, in 1854, USS Constellation was the flagship of the anti-s
Baltimore Maritime Museum preserves, exhibits and interprets the four National Historic Landmarks and associated artifacts for the purpose of public enrichment, education, historic preservation and historic research. The museum also supports heritage tourism, economic development and educational in
Homeport to USS Constellation, the submarine USS Torsk, USGC Cutter Taney, Lightship 116 Chesapeake and the Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse. Purchase tickets on-line, at Pier 1, Pier 3 or onboard the USCGC Taney.
The last all sail ship built by the U.S. Navy, and the last Civil War-era vessel still afloat, the USS Constellation is now open as a museum in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.