USS Constitution fires a 21-gun salute toward Fort Independence on Castle Island during the ship's July 4th, 2011. Photo/U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Shannon Heavin/Released

USS Constitution fires a 21-gun salute toward Fort Independence on Castle Island during the ship’s July 4th, 2011. Photo/U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Shannon Heavin/Released

The USS Constitution will be open for tours to the general public, free of charge, Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through September 30, 2014.

This will be the final summer visitors can tour Constitution at her berth in Charlestown Navy Yard until 2018, as the ship will enter dry dock in early 2015 for scheduled restoration work.

The Constitution is also scheduled to conduct several underway demonstrations in Boston Harbor this summer prior to entering her 3-year restoration.

The ship’s first underway, which will commemorate both the Battle of Midway and the 70th anniversary of D-Day, is scheduled for June 6. The popular Independence Day underway, open to the public via lottery, will occur on July 4.

Those interested in entering the lottery for a chance to get underway on ‘Old Ironsides’ can find details on the ship’s official website.

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