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Independence Seaport Museum

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Purpose and Activities

Independence seaport museum deepens the appreciation, understanding and experience of the philadelphia region's waterways through fun, engaging and educational experiences that explore the connections of history, science and art through a maritime lens. Maintaining one of the largest maritime collections in north america, the museum combines more than 25,000 artifacts with hands-on exhibits, small boat rentals and large-scale models. The museum houses a traditional boat shop, the workshop on the water; the J. Welles henderson archives and library; and the penn's landing playhouse. The museum also includes two national historic landmark ships, the cruiser olympia, and the submarine becuna.


Independence Seaport Museum

Public charity




211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA United States 19106

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