Enjoy Independence Seaport Museum from home, with our online collections, activities, presentations, and more all year-long!
Help the Independence Seaport Museum make sure our local waterways and environment as a whole stay healthy by using this BINGO card as a guide that outlines easy changes you can make in your daily lives. By doing this now, it helps preserve our waterways and environment for future generations.
Light on Steel on Water
Digital Lesson Plans
Why Care About the Delaware River?
The Museum Honors the 75th Anniversary of V-J Day
September 2, 2020 marked the 75th Anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender aboard USS Missouri. The Independence Seaport Museum collected various submarine facts to highlight the important role they played during World War II. While these facts (along with videos) were shared on social media, you can see the 8 slide presentation here.
Have extra recycling piling up? Upcycle the materials you already have at home to create your own Cruiser Olympia and more in our new arts and crafts series, Bathtub Boats! Check back each week for a new project.
River Alive! Matching Game
Build Your Own Olympia!
Historic Ships Bingo
Gather your crew and answer trivia questions to test your knowledge about Cruiser Olympia, Submarine Becuna and Schooner Diligence with these bingo cards!
Wishing you could transport yourself aboard Submarine Becuna during your next Zoom meeting? Want to enjoy a scenic view beneath the Ben Franklin Bridge at your virtual happy hour? Try out one of our Zoom virtual backgrounds and look like you’re wading through eel grass in River Alive!, in command aboard Cruiser Olympia, kayaking out to Graffiti Pier and more! Download them below and upload them during your next Zoom meeting!
For more daily content, follow us on social media at @phillyseaport on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For video tours aboard Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, tutorials for at-home crafts, and more, subscribe to our YouTube channel.
To support these digital activities and future resources we are continuing to create to bring the Independence Seaport Museum to you, please consider making a gift today.
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.