Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of Membership

Independence Seaport Museum members experience art, history, culture, and ecology through free admission, exclusive member opportunities, and free or discounted programming.  By becoming a member, you provide essential support for our mission to discover Philadelphia’s river of history and world of connections.  From our National Historic Landmark ships to on-water opportunities, from award-winning exhibits to fun seasonal events, there’s something for everyone at the Seaport. 

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211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106


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Benefits for All Levels

how to renew?

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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)


Receive all membership benefits plus Reciprocal opportunities and more!
  • $344 is Tax-Deductible
  • All Contributing benefits, plus:
  • 2 additional Guest Passes (a $36 value!)
  • Recognition on Digital Donor Board located in Museum Lobby

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  • $130 is Tax-Deductible
  • All Friends of Olympia benefits, plus:
  • 6 Paddle Penn’s Landing Passes (a $48 value!)
  • 4 Guest Passes to give to friends and family (a $72 value!)
  • Listed in Annual Report

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Receive all membership benefits outlined above!
  • 100% Tax-Deductible
  • Full benefits for 1 or 2 named cardholder(s) and 4 children under the age of 18
  • Admission for 2 Adults and 4 Children, ages 18 and under

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  • 100% Tax-Deductible
  • Full benefits for 1 or 2 named cardholder(s)
  • Admission for 1 Adult and 1 Guest 

Click Here to Join or Renew Online!

  • 100% Tax-Deductible
  • Admission for 1 Adult
  • Full benefits for 1 named cardholder
  • Join In-Person, Online, or E-mail Only 

Contact or 215-413-8617 to join or renew


Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership offers businesses and organizations the opportunity to support ISM and share special experiences with their employees.  Click here to learn more.

Community Membership

Community Membership gives libraries and community organizations the opportunity to purchase a year-long membership that grants their patrons general admission to ISM. Click here to learn more. 

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.