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Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    Upcoming events
      Hello Sailor: The Sailor Icon In Pop Culture
    • Saturday, May 28, 2016
    • Guest Curator Alex Stadler explores the classic image of the sailor in the white "dixie-cup" hat, as portrayed in 20th century American pop culture. His Community Gallery exhibition, "Hello Sailor: The Sailor Icon In Pop Culture," brings together graphics, photos, movies, artwork and advertisements.
      Memorial Day Ceremony
    • Monday, May 30, 2016
    • Join Independence Seaport Museum and the Chapel of Four Chaplains in commemorating Memorial Day with a special celebration aboard Spanish-American War Cruiser Olympia. This year's theme is "Remembering the Unknown Soldier."
      Parents Night Out
    • Friday, June 3, 2016
    • Parents can have some time to themselves while their children enjoy an evening of activities at the Museum.
      Olympia Living History Crew
    • Saturday, June 11, 2016
    • Experience history aboard the Olympia this weekend as reenactors demonstrate life aboard the world's oldest steel warship. Learn about Naval life, see battle drills visit the steam engines and more.
      Artship Olympia
    • Saturday, June 25, 2016
    • The oldest floating steel warship in the world transforms into an art venue for a limited engagement. Created in collaboration with Philadelphia Sculptors, this floating exhibition features site-specific art inspired by the historic vessel's history.