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Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum

The Independence Seaport Museum captures the Philadelphia region’s maritime heritage with family-oriented interactive exhibitions, ship models, artifacts and art. Visitors to the museum can watch a wooden boat being built, climb aboard Admiral Dewey’s 1892 cruiser Olympia, tour the World War II-era submarine Becuna and visit the museum’s nautical gift shop.

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Family, Historic District, Museums & Attractions

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