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October 01, 2013 · 6:30 PM EDT
Tourists were being dropped off by the busload at the USS Constitution, and some were surprised to hear the ship was closed.
Jeff Lee, a tourist from China, stands outside Boston's Faneuil Hall, where the visitor center is closed and informational brochures are cleared out.
Employees at Faneuil Hall pack informational brochures in boxes, closing the information desk in the visitor center down.
A sign and a banner blocks tourists from the Faneuil Hall visitor restrooms.
The information desk at Faneuil Hall's visitor center was cleared out of brochures, maps, and employees.
The USS Constitution, America's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat, which is usually open for visitors, was locked behind gates.
Tourists visiting from China look through the gate blocking the public from the USS Constitution.
A tour bus dropped people off at the Bunker Hill monument, where the visitor center and museum are closed.
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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Tagged: Boston   WASHINGTON   America   Massachusetts
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