Veterans Day Celebration

The Museum will host a memorial celebration to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Additionally, the museum will offer all Veterans and active duty military free admission to the Museum and historic ships from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family members of Veterans and active duty military will also receive special one-day discounted admission at $10 for adults and $7 for children. 

1:30 p.m. Guests can begin boarding Cruiser OLYMPIA 
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Veterans Day Celebration will take place 
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Complimentary coffee and snacks in the Admiral's Cabin

MC Introduction 
Michael J. Flynn 
Vice President of Interpretation and Visitor Experience, Independence Seaport Museum 

Color Guard 
Maritime Academy Charter School Cadets 

National Anthem 
Regina Rosa-Brown 

John Brady 
President & CEO, Independence Seaport Museum 

Supporting the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. and Independence Seaport Museum  
Terry Williamson
Vietnam Veteran and President of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. 

Cruiser OLYMPIA and Veterans Day story
Max Kaiserman, Historian and Interpreter  

Triple 6-pounder Guns Salute and Signal Flag Raising