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Independence Seaport Museum

Map211 S. Columbus Blvd. & Walnut St.
Penn's Landing

Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-413-8655
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites

Description:

Learn about the region's rich maritime heritage at Independence Seaport Museum. Wander through galleries highlighting immigration, underwater exploration and sea commerce and explore the mighty Spanish-American War Cruiser Olympia, and the World War II Submarine Becuna both National Historic Landmarks.

Between historic ships and pirate play, stop by the "Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River" exhibit. Join storyteller Zuberi to uncover key moments in the city’s history through themes of enslavement, emancipation, Jim Crow and Civil Rights. Browse local artifacts, hear first-person accounts and take an interactive role in the story’s unfolding.

Call or email Group Sales Department at 215.413.8630 or groupsales@phillyseaport.org today to reserve your program!

Additional Information:

County: PA - Philadelphia
Ages: All Ages/Families
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Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Kindergarten
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