Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia

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  • Worth a visit learned about maritime on the Delaware. Gave a nice history. Some nice artifacts and great models of ships. Had a section on slavery which was moving. Not a big museum but you could spen...  more »
  • Philadelphia is located in inland river port city's face was have in shipbuilding and trade. Its history is presented. You can see inside and submarines and cruisers moored outside the Museum.
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  • This a valuable asset to Phildelphia's museums in that The Sea is an important part of the City's History. However this Museum needs an update. Having lots of large models in glass cabinets is not eno...  more »
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  • If you are interested in all things nautical this is the place to go in Philadelphia. This a great family, fun place to visit. The staff are very approachable and informative.
  • Great value for the price. Whether you're a history buff or not, it will still be enjoyable. I was pleasentlty surprised at how much my wife and I enjoyed it. Great for a relaxing day at Penn's landing.
  • The dance recital for my niece was in a small, but quaint setting. Very presentable. Signage was good. Parking is HORRIBLE.
  • We were pleasantly surprised at how fun this was with our 5 year old. Lots to play with and climb on. Really engaging exhibits! Plus you get to your the submarine and war ship.
  • Nice place to take a walk. Was crowded on the day we were there. The restaurants are expensive. You can walk into the city and find affordable places to eat.

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