Birthday Parties

Independence Seaport Museum is the premier destination for birthday parties along the Penn's Landing Waterfront. Spend your day exploring our Museum, climbing aboard Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, and celebrating your child's birthday in style! 

All parties include the following: 
- Full day access to the Museum and two National Historic Landmark ships, Olympia and Becuna
- Private party space for two hours 
- Dedicated party facilitator 
- Paper products 
- 1 activity and scavenger hunt
- Themed decorations

Birthday parties are offered on Saturdays and Sundays from either 10:30AM-12:30PM or 2:00PM-4:00PM. Please note that optional party add-ons extend the end time. 

Party Themes
Select one of the following: 

Party Activities 
Select one of the following: 
  Citizen Science Lab Program: Classy Plankton, Explosions! When Good Ships Go Bad, or Aquatic 
  Pirate Name & Battle Rattle 
  Knot Bracelets 
  Sea Monster Craft 
  Guided tour of Cruiser Olympia for 20 people* 

      *Additional fees apply

Optional Party Add-Ons 
*Based upon availability, add-ons need to be confirmed at least two weeks in advance. 

Real Life Pirate: $150.00 
Guided Historic Ships Tour of Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna: $2.00 per person 
Citizen Science Lab: $4.00 per person 
Workshop on the Water Activity: $15.00 per toolbox 
Paddle Penn's Landing Boat Rentals: $6.00 per person (seasonal May-September)
Extra Party Activity: Based upon selection

$350.00 for up to 20 guests (children and adults), Museum Members receive $25.00 off their party package! 
  *Complimentary admission for the birthday child and up to 2 guardians 
$7.00 per extra guests (children and adults) 

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To check availability or if you have any questions please contact Alexis Furlong, Director of Sales and Marketing, at 215-413-8622 or We look forward to celebrating with you!