Become a Member

Members of Independence Seaport Museum enjoy exclusive benefits year-round while supporting the Museum and its mission. Your membership will ensure that the Museum continues its dedication to showcasing the region's maritime heritage with exhibitions, a wooden boat shop, the National Historic Landmark Spanish-American War cruiser Olympia and World II submarine Becuna, education and tour programs, archives and library, Concert Hall, Museum shop and special events. 

Join or renew today with our secure, easy and quick form below, and be a part of the most historical time in the life of Philadelphia's only maritime museum. 



Individual - $45

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum and two National Historic Landmarks - cruiser Olympia and submarine Becuna.
  • First notice and discounted admission to sails on the Delaware River.
  • Invitations to exhibit previews and member-only events. 
  • Discounted admission to select events.
  • Discount on all boat-building classes and other Workshop on the Water courses.
  • Ten percent (10%) discount on purchases in the Museum shop.
  • The Masthead, our monthly newsletter, conveniently sent to your email address.
  • Use of The J. Welles Henderson Archives & Library (By appointment).


All benefits of general membership PLUS:

  • Invitations to Young Friends-only events and invitations to behind-the scenes tours.

Family - $75

All benefits of general membership ​redeemable by up to five (5) people in the same  household.

Member Plus - $100 

All benefits of family membership PLUS:

  • "Bring a guest" each visit.
  • Free reciprocal admission to over thirty-five (35) maritime museums worldwide.
  • Make it a day! Two (2) complimentary tour passes to the Battleship New Jersey.
  • Discounted group admission to Seaport Slumbers - a fun-filled sleepover at the Museum.

Navigator - $150

All benefits of Member Plus membership PLUS:

  • Two (2) complimentary passes for the Museum's walking tours.
  • Invitations to behind-the scenes tours.
  • Special recognition on the Museum website.

Commodore - $300

All benefits of Navigator membership PLUS:

Harbor Pilot - $500

All benefits of Commodore membership PLUS:

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to a sailing cruise.
  • Two (2) courtesy tickets to special concert productions.

Seaport Society - $1000+

All benefits of Harbor Pilot membership PLUS:

  • Twenty percent (20%) discount on one (1) Museum facility rental for your own private event.
  • One (1) complimentary Museum gift membership - up to Family.
  • Two (2) additional complimentary tickets to the Fireworks Spectacular (totaling 4).
  • Special recognition on Museum signage and website. 


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For questions regarding Museum membership, please contact Kim Emmons, Group Sales & Membership Manager by emailing kemmons@phillyseaport.org or calling (215) 413-8626.


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You will receive your membership card and information in the mail in 2-4 weeks. Thank you!