The Independence Seaport Museum showcases the maritime history of the Philadelphia region and major ports on the Delaware river, from colonial times through the days of slave-trading to the Industrial Revolution

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Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia

The Independence Seaport Museum showcases the maritime history of the Philadelphia region and major ports on the Delaware river, from colonial times through the days of slave-trading to the Industrial Revolution.

The Independence Seaport Museum showcases the maritime history of the Philadelphia region and major ports on the Delaware river, from colonial times through the days of slave-trading to the Industrial Revolution. Here you can tour the USS Olympia - the oldest steel warship still afloat, and the USS Becuna, a submarine used in the Pacific Ocean during WWII. Other highlights include a mockup of a navigation room and a place where you can view woodworkers handcrafting rowboats.


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About Independence Seaport Museum

 211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

 +1 215-413-8655

 www.phillyseaport.org

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