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Saturday February 4
Open 10am – 5pm

Happy Birthday Cruiser Olympia!

Happy Birthday Cruiser Olympia!

Event Start Date: February 5, 2023

Event End Date: February 5, 2023

Placed into commission by the United States Navy on February 5, 1895, 2023 marks Cruiser Olympia's 128th birthday!

The oldest floating steel warship in the world, and one of only two ships left from World War I, she served during two wars and under six different presidencies.  Her last act of service was bringing home the American Unknown Soldier from World War I for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Access to Cruiser Olympia is provided with your general admission ticket to Independence Seaport Museum.  Guided tours are also available (for an additional fee), seven days a week.

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.