Behind The Scenes Tours

Go behind the scenes of our historic ships like never before. Experience the engine room on Cruiser Olympia and scope out the conning tower on Submarine BecunaTour areas that are usually closed off to the public on these 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. Please contact the front desk with any questions at 215-413-8655. 

Tours will take place on the following dates: 

Stay tuned to find out upcoming dates for 2018 Behind The Scenes Tours! 

Cost: $20 for adults 
  $16 for seniors and students
  $4 for Museum members
Behind the scenes tours are included with Member Plus or above Museum membership

Time: Tours begin at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.



The main building of Independence Seaport Museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible, including our store and restrooms. Our historic ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna are not currently ADA accessible.