Field Trips

With so much maritime history to explore, and educational programs based around STEAM, Science, Technology and STEM, the Independence Seaport Museum is the perfect outing for a field trip. 

Reservations are required to receive the group rate. The Museum asks for at least 48 hours notice for a self-guided group visit. 

Self-Guided Visit for Museum & Historic Ships

$9 per person 
For every 10 students, the Museum will offer complimentary admission for one adult. 

Grades K–12
Approximate visit time: 1.5 hours

A great option for multi-grade groups and summer camps!

Field trips are available for a minimum of ten people. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information, contact Alexis Furlong, Director of Sales and Marketing, at or 215-413-8622. 

Add-On Options

Save $1.00 per student when you book two add-on options.  
Add-on fees apply to students only. Fees do not apply to accompanied adults. 

Lunch Space Rental

$1 per person (based upon availability) 
Reserve our fourth floor ballroom to enjoy your lunch as a group. While there, make sure to take in the wonderful views of the waterfront! 

Guided Historic Ships Tour

$2 per student
A guided visit of Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna
Recommended for 3rd grade & above. 

Education Program 

$2 per student 
An educational lesson led by experienced Museum educators or docents. All lessons meet Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware curriculum standards for history and STEAM. 

Citizen Science Lab

$4 per student 
The Citizen Science Lab consists of hands-on, interactive programming centered around water with a specific focus on the Delaware River. 

"Ship to Ship" Combo Package

Ahoy! Spend a day on the high seas with a combo group visit to Battleship New Jersey and Independence Seaport Museum. Conveniently located across the Delaware River from each other, climb aboard and submerge yourself in the history of three historic ships: Battleship New JerseyCruiser Olympia, and Submarine Becuna. Interested in underwater robotics vehicles and firing mock cannons? We have you covered! Fancy retracing the steps of sailors from the 1940s-1960s? We have that too! With guided tours of all three ships, there is something for everyone! What are you waiting for? We will meet you on the water! 

Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna are part of Independence Seaport Museum located on Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. Battleship New Jersey is located across the river in Camden, New Jersey. 


$20 per person for groups of 10 people or more
Please note we require at least 2 weeks' notice to allow for adequate staffing.
Reservations can be made by contacting Alexis Furlong, Director of Sales and Marketing, at or 215-413-8622.