Field Trips

With so much maritime history to explore, and educational programs based around STEAM, Science, Technology and STEM, the Independence Seaport Museum is the perfect outing for a field trip. 

Self-Guided Visit for Museum & Historic Ships

$9 per person 
For every 10 students, the Museum will offer complimentary admission for one adult. 

Grades K–12
Approximate visit time: 1.5 hours

A great option for multi-grade groups and summer camps!

Field trips are available for a minimum of ten people. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information, contact Alexis Furlong, Assistant Director of Sales, at or 215-413-8622. 

Add-On Options

Save $1.00 per student when you book two add-on options.  
Add-on fees apply to students only. Fees do not apply to accompanied adults. 

Guided Historic Ships Tour

$2 per student
A guided visit of Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna. 
Recommended for 3rd grade & above. 

Education Program 

$2 per student 
An educational lesson led by experienced Museum educators or docents. All lessons meet Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware curriculum standards for history and STEAM. 

Citizen Science Lab

$4 per student 
The Citizen Science Lab consists of hands-on, interactive programming centered around water with a specific focus on the Delaware River.

The Immigration Experience

$5 per student 
This add-on requires a 25-student minimum. 
Students will be taken back into history to discover what it was like to be an immigrant arriving to Philadelphia at the turn of the century. Learn about the hardships of traveling to a new world with family while on the path to becoming an American.