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Independence Seaport Museum Admission

Philadelphia, United States

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Overview

1 to 2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Climb aboard two National Historic Landmark ships, the 1892 Cruiser Olympia and the WWII and Cold War Submarine Becuna. Maneuver an underwater robotic vehicle, fire a mock cannon and explore U.S. naval history. Visit the Workshop on the water to see wooden boat builders in action. Discover the atmosphere of Philadelphia’s historic shipyards with Diligence, the 1797 re-created gunboat once built in Philadelphia to defend this young country from pirates.

What's Included

  • Independence Seaport Museum Admission
  • Entry/Admission - Independence Seaport Museum
  • The listed price does not include parking fees. There are several public parking lots in the area as well as metered spots on the streets. Museum does not own a parking facility.

What To Expect

Visit: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3199

Visit two National Historic Landmark ships, the 1892 Cruiser Olympia and the WWII and Cold War Submarine Becuna. Olympia is known for being Admiral Dewey's flagship during the Spanish American War and also receiving the honor of bringing the soldier for internment for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery.

Becuna is a more modern day example of the technology and bravery of submariners in WWII and

The Location

Where To Go

Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3199

Departure time

10/17/2020 - 3/18/2021
Saturday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
3/19/2021 - 12/11/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location

Philadelphia, United States

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It was so so awesome!!!<br/> My...

Nancy L P | Sep 2020

It was so so awesome!!!
My son and I came to visit the ‘boat’.... Submarines are never called ships. They are boats......
USS Bacuna. My Dad was ‘Cookie’ on the boat during WWII. The Host and his volunteer partner were very very kind to us.

We really enjoyed touring the...

mom2dcb | Aug 2017

We really enjoyed touring the 2 ships. The museum was very informative.

Where do I start? Of...

Pamela H | Apr 2017

Where do I start? Of all the places we went during our stay this was by far our favorite. From the exhibits and hands on exhibits for our grandsons 7 and 9 in the museum, along with watching the boat builders work on boats, having one talk with

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible within the museum

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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