Independence Seaport Museum
The group of just over 50 people took self-guided tours of the various exhibits on display, while also taking time for some arts and crafts and a scavenger hunt.
Its Opening Day for the Festival along the Delaware River.
At today’s event, they had the chance to play against kids from other schools, with some prizes on the line.
Philadelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.
For the 24th consecutive year, fireworks will herald the arrival of the new year along the Delaware waterfront. A 6pm show will also be offered again this year.
The agreement was signed aboard the historic USS Olympia, on Penn’s Landing.
World’s Largest Fleet Of Model Ships — Made Entirely Of LEGOS — To Dock In Philadelphia This September
It’s called TEACH FLEET, and its purpose is to get LEGO-loving kids excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
A few dozen children were taking a break from their struggles with life-threatening diseases to enjoy a much-needed day out at the Independence Seaport Museum.
“War is hell. No doubt about it,” said Harry Snyder (second from right in photo), now 92 years old.
This ship has a lot of stories to tell. Her name is the SS United States, and she spent the better part of two decades as America’s Flagship, breaking speed records across the Atlantic Ocean, and serving as the luxurious temporary home to many famous travelers.
KYW’s John McDevitt spoke with a local expert on submarines and their limitations in the search for a black box.
Officials say the Spanish-American War-era ship will remain docked at Penn’s Landing after efforts to find it a home elsewhere in the country fell through.
You can learn all about sugar, its origins, and Philadelphia’s long history of candy-making at the Independence Seaport Museum’s ‘Oh Sugar!’ exhibit.
While the kids may appreciate that gift once they receive it, what they really want during this long weekend is something to do!
Dozens of people, many of them veterans of the submarine service, gathered at Penn’s Landing on Monday to remember those who gave their lives below the waves.