Climb Aboard

Welcome to Independence Seaport Museum, where you can discover Philadelphia’s river of history and world of connections!  Whether you are planning a trip to the Museum, wanting to learn about upcoming events, or looking to celebrate a special occasion, join us at the premier destination along the Penn’s Landing waterfront.  We look forward to sea-ing you at the Seaport.

Plan Your Visit

With so much to explore, Independence Seaport Museum is the premier, family-friendly destination on the Penn’s Landing waterfront.
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Admission & Hours of Operation

Check out the ticket and admission pricing at Independence Seaport Museum, view our hours of operation, special offers, accessibility and more information for things to do in the Philadelphia area.
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Historic Ships FAQs

Important information to know before your next visit. Learn about what visitors are and aren’t allowed to do aboard Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna.
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Traveling To The Seaport

Learn how to get here and where to park to make sure your travel to the Museum is smooth sailing.
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Facility Rentals

Looking for a unique and versatile space for your next event? Look no further than ISM! Located on Penn’s Landing, we are the perfect destination to make your event exceptional.
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Check out upcoming events
and programs at ISM!
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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.