Independence Seaport Museum

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Organizers Make Final Preparations Ahead Of Old City Seaport Festival This Weekend

The Old City Seaport Festival is taking place this weekend. Organizers are promising a family-friendly few days of tall ships, fine food and even a pirate battle.

10/10/2013

Michael Flynn, center, leads the "Honor, Sacrifice, and Freedom Tour" to a stop at Christ Church.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Old City Walking Tour Focuses on History of Those Who Served

The “Honor, Sacrifice, and Freedom Tour” covers 13 sights in Philadelphia and one in Camden (at the Battleship New jersey, which you’ll just be able to look at from afar).

09/10/2013

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More Than One Hundred Lego Ships On Display At Independence Seaport Museum

A temporary exhibit of hand-built model ships made of Legos sailed through the Independence Seaport Museum this weekend.

09/07/2013

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Ahoy! Seaport Museum Celebrates Coast Day This Saturday

Coast Day activities include a tug boat festival and kayak rides as well as a trio of events at the Seaport Museum.

09/03/2013

Ryan Berley, guest curator at the sugar exhibit at the Independence Seaport Museum, which kicks off Friday. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Sweet New Exhibit In Philadelphia Focuses On Sugar Trade

“Oh, Sugar!” kicks off Friday at the Independence Seaport Museum.

08/12/2013

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Work Continues To Save Historic USS Olympia

Caretakers of a deteriorating piece of maritime military history hope to have its future secured by next summer and continue working to ensure it stays afloat in the meantime.

07/05/2013

(The Scottish Immigration Memorial.  File photo)

Positively Philadelphia: Delaware Riverfront Memorials

A new tour includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial but also the Korean War Memorial, the Irish Memorial, the Scottish Memorial, the Immigration Memorial, the Columbus Memorial, and more.

06/23/2013

The Schooner Amistad in the Delaware River. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Reproduction Of Historic Slave Ship Arrives At Seaport Museum

The Independence Seaport Museum welcomes a special guest along the Delaware River, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2013

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Local Craftsmen Working On Whaleboats At Independence Seaport Museum

Craftsmen at the Independence Seaport Museum are completing work on the second of two wooden whaleboats, which will be sent to a 19th century whaling ship being restored in Connecticut.

04/06/2013

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Ask The Expert: The Most Stylish Places To Get Married In Philadelphia

Wedding and event planner Renee Patrone shares her tips and picks for some of the most stylish and unique wedding venues in the Philadelphia area.

03/12/2013

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Top Spots To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love is the perfect place for families to connect with the older generation while not straining their pocketbook.

03/09/2013

(The Carnival "Triumph," disabled in the Gulf of Mexico.  File photo)

Sea Expert Says Safe, If Inconvenient, Path Was Taken For Crippled Cruise Ship

John Brady, CEO of the Independence Seaport Museum, says Carnival Cruise Lines did the prudent thing not attempting to offload passengers.

02/15/2013

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Boats Decorated For The Holidays Parade At Penn’s Landing This Weekend

The third annual Parade of Lights is this Saturday, December 15 on the Delaware River.

12/14/2012

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Tall Ships And Pirates Invade Penns Landing For October Festival

The tall ships will be sailing along the Delaware River in October as part of the Independence Seaport Museum Old City Seaport Festival.

09/24/2012

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Artifacts From Beneath I-95 And Vine Street Expressway On Exhibit At Independence Seaport Museum

The Independence Seaport Museum opens a new exhibit next Thursday, bringing to light historical objects that, not too long ago, were buried.

09/14/2012

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