Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership at the Seaport

As a corporate member, your company will enjoy a suite of benefits and unique recognition opportunities at ISM. Corporate members provide essential support for our mission to discover Philadelphia’s river of history and world of connections through our Museum, National Historic Landmark ships, and hands-on education programs. In return, we’re delighted to offer admission benefits for your employees, recognition at the Museum, and access to our popular event spaces along the Delaware River— perfect for one-of-a-kind events and client engagement.

Learn more about all the benefits corporate membership offers below. We hope to see you at the Seaport!

By phone:
(215) 413-8617

Mail a check payable to:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(write membership in the memo)

Learn more about Corporate Membership:
Contact Caroline Phelps, Manager of Membership by email

ADMIRAL'S CIRCLE: $20,000

  • Free one time rental of the Museum’s Ballroom*

excluding alcohol, catering, cleaning, entertainment, and outside rentals

  • Name AND logo included on Museum’s lobby digital donor board
  • Name AND logo included in Museum’s annual report
  • Logo listed on the left side of a Paddle Penn’s Landing swan boat
  • Free admission for all employees

up to a maximum of 1,000 employees

Commodore's Circle: $10,000

  • Fifty percent (50%) reduction in fees for rental of the Museum’s Ballroom*

excluding alcohol, catering, cleaning, entertainment, and outside rentals

  • Name AND logo included on Museum’s lobby digital donor board
  • Name AND logo included in Museum’s annual report
  • Logo listed on the left side of a Paddle Penn’s Landing swan boat
  • Free admission for all employees

up to a maximum of 500 employees

Captain's Circle: $5,000

  • Ability to rent the Museum’s Ballroom
  • Five percent (5%) reduction in fees for rental of the Museum’s ballroom*

Excluding alcohol, catering, cleaning, entertainment, and outside rentals

  • Name AND logo included on Museum’s lobby digital donor board
  • Name AND logo included in Museum’s annual report
  • Logo listed on the lest side of a Paddle Penn’s Landing swan boat
  • Free admission for all employees

up to a maximum of 500 employees

Commander's Circle: $1,000

  • Ability to rent the Museum’s Ballroom
  • Name AND logo included on Museum’s lobby digital donor board
  • Name AND logo included in Museum’s annual report
  • Free admission for all employees

up to a maximum of 70 employees

Ensign's Circle: $500

  • Ability to rent the Museum’s Ballroom
  • Name AND logo included on Museum’s lobby digital donor board
  • Name AND logo included in Museum’s annual report
  • Free admission to CEO or Owner and family

*Because there is a partial exchange of services for these corporate memberships, they are not fully tax-deductible. 

The official registration and financial information of Independence Seaport Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID #23-1584971, may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999,  Registration does not imply endorsement.  Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation.

visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning and interactive exhibits and climb aboard the oldest floating steel warship in the world on Cruiser Olympia and submerge yourself aboard the World War II-era Submarine Becuna.