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AJ Meerwald

Oyster Schooner AJ Meerwald will be on Independence Seaport Museum's dock doing river tours and giving free deck tours April 18 through April 27, 2014.

AJ Meerwald is a, New Jersey's official Tall Ship, is a 115' oyster schooner. Launched in 1928, she was one of hundreds of schooners built along South Jersey's Delaware Bayshore. Passengers aboard the AJ Meerwald River Tour will enjoy hearing about the history of the Delaware Valley's oystering industry. The AJ Meerwald is owned and operated by Bayshore Discovery Project. For more information, visit AJ Meerwald.

River Tour FAQs

Tickets

Deck Tours: Free

River Tours: A ticket is required for all passengers, including infants (free ticket). Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri., April 18 - Adults (13-59) $35, Seniors (60+) $30, Children (3-12) $20, and Infant (under 3) free
Sat., April 19 - Adults (13-59) $35, Seniors (60+) $30, Children (3-12) $20, and Infant (under 3) free
Fri., April 25 - Adults (13-59) $35, Seniors (60+) $30, Children (3-12) $20, and Infant (under 3) free
Sat., April 26 - Adults (13-59) $40, Seniors (60+) $35, Children (3-12) $20, and Infant (under 3) free

Purchase tickets here.

Schedule

Friday, April 18, 2014
Free Deck Tours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
River Tour: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 19, 2014
River Tours: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Friday, April 25, 2014
River Tour: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

River Tours: 10:00 – 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. "Plastics at SEA" sail
Speaker Emilee Monson will talk about the research she participated in during the 2012 Plastics at SEA North Pacific Expedition. See this marine debris first-hand and learn how it is impacting the ocean ecosystem.

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Free Deck Tours: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.