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Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    Upcoming events
      Behind the Scenes Tour
    • Saturday, May 5, 2018
    • Go behind the scenes of our historic ships like never before. Experience the engine room and brig on Cruiser Olympia and scope out the conning tower on Submarine Becuna. Tour areas that are usually closed off to the public on these National Landmark ships. Behind the scenes tours take place the first Saturday of each month. Tours last for approximately one hour and are for visitors 13 years and older. Regular Museum admission is included in the cost of the tour. For additional information, please contact Greg Williams, Shipboard Educator at 215-413-8679 or
      Admiral's Tavern
    • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    • Join us in the Admiral's Tavern - a pop-up beer garden anchored on Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum. Enjoy stunning views of the Ben Franklin Bridge with a local craft beer in hand, all while aboard the oldest steel warship afloat in the world. Gather your crew for drinks, snacks, games and entertainment on the most historic ship in Philadelphia. Admiral's Tavern opens on Thursday, May 24 and runs through September every Friday and Saturday, from 6pm to 11pm. Cruiser Olympia is located on the Penn's Landing waterfront between Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Moshulu. Admission to Admiral's Tavern is 21+