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Tourists were being dropped off by the busload at the USS Constitution, and some were surprised to hear the ship was closed.

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Emily Files

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    Jeff Lee, a tourist from China, stands outside Boston's Faneuil Hall, where the visitor center is closed and informational brochures are cleared out.

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    Emily Files

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    Employees at Faneuil Hall pack informational brochures in boxes, closing the information desk in the visitor center down.

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    Emily Files

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    A sign and a banner blocks tourists from the Faneuil Hall visitor restrooms.

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    Emily Files

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    The information desk at Faneuil Hall's visitor center was cleared out of brochures, maps, and employees.

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    Emily Files

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    The USS Constitution, America's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat, which is usually open for visitors, was locked behind gates.

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    Emily Files

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    Tourists were being dropped off by the busload at the USS Constitution, and some were surprised to hear the ship was closed.

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    Emily Files

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    Tourists visiting from China look through the gate blocking the public from the USS Constitution.

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    Emily Files

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    A tour bus dropped people off at the Bunker Hill monument, where the visitor center and museum are closed.

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    Emily Files

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    The Bunker Hill museum had a small sign in the window saying the facility was closed due to the federal government shutdown.

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    Emily Files