on-water programming

Ways to Get Out on the Water This Season

There are plenty of ways to get out on the water with Independence Seaport Museum! Options include:

Cruiser Olympia in the water at The Independence Seaport Museum
  • Paddle Penn’s Landing: Available this summer only as a group rental, explore the Penn’s Landing basin safely in a paddleboat with friends or family.  
  • Kayak Excursions: Get a new perspective on the Delaware River! Join our guides on a kayak excursion and learn the history of Philadelphia’s waterfront. Excursion lengths vary between 2 and 6 miles and can be tailored to suit group needs. 
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Museum Members

Museum Members also receive special discounts and offers for on-water programming at the Independence Seaport Museum.  Not a member? Sign up today!

  • $5 off Kayak Excursions.
  • Paddle Penn’s Landing discounts and members-only days.

visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning exhibitions and climb aboard the Olympia, a nineteenth-century cruiser, and the Becuna, a World War II-era submarine.