patriots & pirates
The United States Navy Started Right Here, in Philadelphia
Did you know that the city of Philadelphia had a significant role in the founding of the United States Navy?
As you tour the gallery, make sure to be on the lookout for rare artifacts explicitly displayed for the exhibit. Examples include:
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.