Bunker Hill Monument Closed
The "Adams" cannon will be removed from the Bunker Hill Monument on Monday, August 4 for conservation work. For visitor safety, the Bunker Hill Monument will be closed to climbing that day.
USS Constitution is operated by the U.S. Navy in cooperation with the National Park Service. Learn more about Constitution by visiting the USS Constitution.
The USS Constitution Museum is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard near the ship.
The Naval Historical Center Detachment Boston, housed in Building 24 in the Charlestown Navy Yard is responsible for the maintenance, repair and restoration of USS Constitution.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the financing for The Bunker Hill Monument was a hand-to-mouth project, culminating in a bake sale in 1840, three years before the dedication? By contrast, The Dorchester Heights Monument was financed by an appropriation from the Massachusetts Legislature amounting to $100,000.