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Independence Seaport Museum

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

Tips On Staying Calm, Cool and Collected On Your Wedding Day

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

Seaport Talk Philly

Love The Arts In Philadelphia

Joel Gibbs, Talk Philly’s “Arts Ambassador”, spoke to Pat Ciarrocchi about some exciting events in the coming weeks.

09/13/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Boat Race At Independence Seaport Museum Raises Money For Multiple Funds

Philadelphia police and fire departments participated in a fundraising competition along the Delaware River Saturday afternoon.

07/07/2012

(Troy Timple, organizer of the tattoo convention aboard the "USS Olympia."  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

With Nod to Sailors of Yore, Tattoo Convention Reboards Flagship ‘Olympia’

The convention takes place aboard the historic USS Olympia, berthed at Penn’s Landing, through Sunday.

06/01/2012

(Former Eagles' head coach Dick Vermeil, in a television announcement soliciting funds to preserve the SS United States, currently berthed in Philadelphia.)

Dick Vermeil, Former Eagles’ Coach, Serving as Pitchman For Ship’s Preservation

A familiar face is drumming up support to save the SS United States from the scrap heap.

06/01/2012

Philadelphia’s Seaport Museum Now Offering Sleepovers On A Ship

It’s the perfect ending to a night of tours and nautical activities at the museum.

05/20/2012

Cinderella Eye on the Arts

Upcoming Arts & Culture Events In May

Joel Gibbs, Talk Philly’s Arts Ambassador, spoke to Pat Ciarrocchi about some upcoming events in Philadelphia.

05/10/2012

(Nick Pagon working in the boathouse of the Independence Seaport Museum.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Seaport Museum and Students Embark On Delaware River Workboat Program

Rowboats will be joining the duck boats and kayaks on the Delaware River this summer.

04/20/2012

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