Independence Seaport Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the Democratic National Convention, July 25 through 28 in Philadelphia. Historic ships and Paddle Penn’s Landing will operate on a normal schedule.
Discover the founding story of the U.S. Navy, and explore a full size model of Schooner DILIGENCE—the 102 foot vessel at the center of our galleries, built by Workshop on the Water staff and volunteers.
Learn all about history, science and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River. Tour two National Historic Landmark ships and participate in a variety of hands-on activities and crafts.
The oldest floating steel warship in the world transforms into an art venue for a limited engagement.
Explore areas of the historic ships that are normally closed to the public. The tour departs from the gangway every hour from noon to 3 p.m.