Recent News

Recent News

October 2017

Visit Philly listed Cruiser Olympia in 'Top Haunted Attractions in Philadelphia.' http://vstphl.ly/2kN4r4W

Seafarin' Saturday at Independence Seaport Museum was included by Uwishunu in, 'Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, Fishtown RiverCity Festival, AIDS Walk Philly And More.' http://uwishu.nu/2ghQE55

Independence Seaport Museum was listed by Philly.com in, 'Open or Closed for Columbus Day.' http://bit.ly/2wL6HLu

CEO & President John Brady is featured in a Social Capital Interview in the Philadelphia Business Journal. http://bit.ly/2wCMCXP (paid content) 

September 2017 

The Philadelphia Sun mentioned Independence Seaport Museum in, '2nd Annual Philadelphia Legacy Awards Sunday.' http://bit.ly/2xbfkys

Admiral's Tavern at Independence Seaport Museum was listed by Philly Views in, 'Cheap Date: Philly Events For $20 and Under (9/29 - 10/1).' http://bit.ly/2fqsy3T

Independence Seaport Museum was also mentioned by Uwishunu. Admiral's Tavern was included in, 'Weekend Picks: Fireflies, Philly Music Fest, Fall for the Arts Festival, Puerto Rican Festival Parade And More.' http://uwishu.nu/2wS1i4J

Uwishunu mentioned Independence Seaport Museum in '25+ Sensational Things To Do In Philly This Week, September 18-24', highlighting the Museum participating in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! http://uwishu.nu/2xEMk61

Main Line Today included Independence Seaport Museum in, '7 Places to Celebrate Museum Day Live.' http://bit.ly/2xvYsEh

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned by Chester County Press in 'Capturing all the drama of the American Revolution.' http://bit.ly/2jXAfDO

The Flower Show held their press conference at Independence Seaport Museum to reveal their 2018 upcoming theme of "Wonders of Water." Philly.com covered the story in 'Details revealed about the 2018 Flower Show', and the Museum was included. http://bit.ly/2xycdnV

PhillyBite Magazine mentioned Cruiser Olympia in 'Independence Seaport Museum Presents Iphigenia aboard the USS Olympia.' http://bit.ly/2wSaE0b

Cruiser Olympia was mentioned by Newsworks in 'Philly Fringe reviews: 'Home,' 'Iphigenia at Aulis,' and 'Alchemist'. http://bit.ly/2jXDtad

Metro Philly mentioned Cruiser Olympia in, 'You have two more chances to see 'Iphigenia at Aulis' on the USS Olympia.' http://bit.ly/2wJi1Hh

Cruiser Olympia was mentioned by Broadway World in, 'Philadelphia Artists' Collective Brings IPHIGENIA AT AULIS to the USS Olympia.' http://bit.ly/2fgjEpS

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in a Fringe Festival Review for As The Matzo Ball Turns ~ The Musical by DC Metro Theater Artshttp://bit.ly/2gVKSFX

Independence Seaport Museum's World War I: USS Olympia exhibit was mentioned by Philly.com in 'China's terra-cotta warriors and 24 more great museum shows this fall.' http://bit.ly/2wHH138 

CBS Philly mentioned Cruiser Olympia in 'USS Olympia Turns Into 'One Of A Kind' Theatrical Venue This Month.' http://cbsloc.al/2wDXqpv

Metro Kids mentioned Independence Seaport Museum in 'Weekend Planner: September 1, 2017.' http://bit.ly/2wF9p5V

International Business Times included Labor Day Weekend Fireworks at Independence Seaport Museum in, 'Celebrate Labor Day In America's Biggest Cities.' http://bit.ly/2x8c0sg

August 2017

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned by Metro Philly in '15 fun things to do over Labor Day Weekend in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2woIU6f 

The Museum, with a focus on Labor Day Fireworks, was included by Philly.com in '16 ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia.' http://bit.ly/2glFWX4

Drink Philly listed Deck in 'Where to Celebrate Labor Day 2017 in Philadelphia.' http://bit.ly/2xPlnJB

FamilyFocus.org included Labor Day Fireworks at the Museum in 'Family-Friendly Labor Day Events in Philly and Beyond.' http://bit.ly/2eHD0nO

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned a few times by Visit Philly, including Labor Day Weekend Fireworks, Deck and the Admiral's Tavern in the 'Complete Guide To Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia 2017.' http://vstphl.ly/2gr9ear 

Deck was included in the Phillyfun Guide of 'Cheap Philly Date Ideas.' http://bit.ly/2vI1gg1 

Uwishunu included Independence Seaport Museum in 'Top Ways To Celebrate Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia.' http://uwishu.nu/2x624yC

Uwishunu also included Labor Day Weekend fireworks at Independence Seaport Museum in '22+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, August 28-September 4.' http://uwishu.nu/2wGjBhg

Independence Seaport Museum was included in the Visit Philly round-up of 'Where to Watch Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.' http://vstphl.ly/2wPOErb 

Philly Voice included Independence Seaport Museum in 'What to do Labor Day weekend in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2wltiz7

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in Montgomery News in 'OUTDOORS: Waterside lounging and recreation close to home.' http://bit.ly/2xqxoGb 

Bruce Gordon of Fox 29 News covered the solar eclipse at Independence Seaport Museum in a fantastic segment, 'Eclipse fans watch from the Independence Seaport Museum.' http://bit.ly/2im8cwQ 

Al Dia News covered the solar eclipse at Independence Seaport Museum and spoke to President and CEO, John Brady, in 'Witnessing the Total Solar Eclipse in Philadelphia.' http://bit.ly/2inzdA8

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned by NBC10 in 'Check Out These Solar Eclipse Events, Specials'. http://bit.ly/2g0jbM1

PennLive listed Independence Seaport Museum in 'Solar eclipse and pre-eclipse events across Pennsylvania.' http://bit.ly/2v4R3cf 

FamilyFocus.org included Independence Seaport Museum in 'Where to Catch the Solar Eclipse in the Philadelphia Area.' http://bit.ly/2i6uzXf

Independence Seaport Museum was included the Uwishunu roundup of 'Best Places To Watch The Solar Eclipse In Philadelphia.' http://uwishu.nu/2v23Jkk

Curbed Philly listed Independence Seaport Museum in 'Solar eclipse 2017: Where to see it in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2vWWfnq

Independence Seaport Museum will be participating in CollegeFest 2017 and was one of 14 Museums mentioned in a Campus Philly blog post entitled, 'F is for Free AND Fourteen...' http://bit.ly/2vPd4Qn 

DelcoNewsNetwork mentioned Independence Seaport Museum as part of the Museum Pass Program. http://bit.ly/2uqCmAB

CBS3 covered the U.S. Coast Guard birthday celebration in a segment entitled, 'Coast Guard Celebrates Birthday At Independence Seaport Museum.' http://cbsloc.al/2ulULib

July 2017

Time Out New York listed Independence Seaport Museum in 'The best weekend trips from NYC for history buffs.' http://bit.ly/2uQFUgR

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned by MommyNearest in '7 Summer Staycation Ideas for Philly Families.' http://bit.ly/2v5mlUV

The Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention was mentioned in Philly Mag in '33 Things to Do This Weekend.' http://bit.ly/2uuWHr1 

'Get tattooed on a warship this weekend' was featured in PennLive and promoted The Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention. http://bit.ly/2vsmdLV 

The Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention was mentioned in Philly.com in, 'Kidchella, The Who, Daily News Singles, and other things to do in Philly, July 21-27.' http://bit.ly/2tKJt61

6ABC Love The Arts did a segment on the Museum entitled, 'Seaport Museum's summer fun on the water.' http://6abc.cm/2u1jCKe

Visit Philly included Independence Seaport Museum in a list of '15+ Awesome Things to Do at Penn's Landing This Summer.' http://vstphl.ly/2umFPUC

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned by Council of American Maritime Museums in 'National Park Service awards more than $1.7 million in Maritime Heritage Grants.' The Museum was a PA grant recipient for Cruiser Olympia Hull Repairs and Assessment Surveys. http://bit.ly/2sUm6qU

The Museum was included in a Water Online article entitled, '23 Environmental Education Centers In PA, DE And NJ Form New Alliance To Create Opportunities To Explore, Enjoy And Engage With Local Waterways.' http://bit.ly/2vgucLo

MainLine Today included the "Making Waves" Documentary Showing at the Seaport Museum in their Arts & Event section. http://bit.ly/2tQqxVf

River Alive Nights is listed in Uwishunu as '26+ Wonderful Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 10-16.' http://uwishu.nu/2v3U5Or 

Craig Bruns, Chief Curator, Independence Seaport Museum, was quoted in an article by The Intelligencer entitled, 'LaVO: Stealth weapon found in the Delaware River off Bristol makes Brandywine museum debut.' http://bit.ly/2sWmWYi

NJ.com mentioned Independence Seaport Museum in 'Gloucester County Library System expands museum pass program.' http://bit.ly/2tA4nb9

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in The Colonial in 'LIBRARY CORNER: Explore history of the bicycle at library.' http://bit.ly/2tzCY97

Billy Penn mentioned Independence Seaport Museum when talking about the Glomar Explorer historic marker in '12 of Philly's weirdest historical markers.' http://bit.ly/2tQIupm

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in a Philly.com article that covered the Curalate interactive 4th of July map in 'Where to watch fireworks on the Delaware? See Curalate's interactive map.' http://bit.ly/2uJQbdi

Curalate included Independence Seaport Museum in an interactive map of 'Where to Watch July 4 Fireworks in Philly? Use Our Drone Shot 360 Image to Pick Your Spot.' https://cur.lt/2tpGvoP

June 2017 

 Independence Seaport Museum and Michael J. Flynn, Vice President of Interpretation and Visitor Experience, were featured in a Newsworks article entitled, 'Summer program invites the public to see the Delaware River in a new way.' http://bit.ly/2t9OmXG

Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna can now be seen as one of 67 National Historic Landmarks in the Philadelphia International Airport. Philly.com covered the story. http://bit.ly/2sroZhT

Deck was mentioned as a place to watch fireworks in the Newsworks Freedom Blast Guide. http://bit.ly/2unqkIa

Visit Philly listed Philadelphia Rowing: Breaking Barriers in '30 Must-See Exhibitions in Philadelphia for Summer 2017.' http://vstphl.ly/2rVqwRS

Metro Philly included Independence Seaport Museum in the article, 'Philadelphia wedding venues that aren't boring.' http://bit.ly/2su33WA 

Cruiser Olympia and Paddle Penn's Landing were both listed in '20-Plus Selfie Spots and Photo Ops in Philadelphia's Historic District' by Visit Philly on National Selfie Day. http://vstphl.ly/2sWGr2j

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage named Independence Seaport Museum as one of their 2017 grant recipients in a press release posted on the organization's website. http://bit.ly/2tpa6yz

The Museum was listed by GoPhillyGo in 'Where to Paddle in the Philadelphia Area.' http://bit.ly/2rNWqes 

Newsworks listed the opening of the 'World War I: USS Olympia at the Philly Seaport" in their June 14 weekly entertainment guide. http://bit.ly/2sIx1Xl

President & CEO John Brady was featured in Philly Curbed article, 'Penn's Landing update: Total funding secured for I-95 capping park project.' http://bit.ly/2raSqFc

Teach & Travel Magazine featured the Museum in an article entitled, 'Sail. Steam. Stealth.' http://bit.ly/2vHTI0N

Mommy Poppins blog listed the Museum in 'Philly Area Beer Gardens That are Kid-Friendly.' http://bit.ly/2riGHZs

May 2017 

CBS3 Philly highlighted the Memorial Day Ceremony in a segment. http://cbsloc.al/2qU9cbp

KYW did an on-air segment from the Memorial Day Ceremony on Cruiser Olympiahttp://bit.ly/2qZ1Jw1

The Old Salt Blog featured Cruiser Olympia in a blog entitled, 'Last Mission of the USS Olympia - Carrying the Unknown Soldier Home.' http://bit.ly/2rIPxMM

Southern Chester County highlighted the Memorial Day Ceremony that took place at the Museum in 'WEEKEND FUN GRAB BRAG: There's lots to do this holiday weekend and next. Here are some ideas.' http://bit.ly/2r2xzDc

Deck was mentioned by foobooz in 'Beer Gardens in Philadelphia: The 2017 Lineup.' World War I: USS Olympia was previewed in the same mention. http://bit.ly/2rYStog

The Museum was mentioned by Philly.com in a Memorial Day roundup highlighting Penn's Landing Waterfront Day in 'Fireworks, Hoagie Nation and 14 other ways to spend Memorial Day weekend in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2rIQcOv

Uwishunu included the Museum in 'Memorial Day Weekend Picks: Fireworks, Concerts, Parks on Tap, Opening Day For RiverRink' and highlighted being part of Penn's Landing Waterfront Day. http://uwishu.nu/2rICJpE

The Museum being a part of the Penn's Landing Waterfront Day was included in 'What's Happening in Philly This Weekend: May 26-28' in Philly Influencer. http://bit.ly/2r2JLUh

The Coatesville Times Museum included the Museum in 'What To Do: Hello, Summer, Memorial Day fun opens season.' http://bit.ly/2qTPOez

The Museum was mentioned by The Town Dish in 'Party with the Spirit of Philadelphia for the 1st Annual Penn's Landing Waterfront Day (May 28).' http://bit.ly/2sAH12y

PennLive listed the Museum as part of Penn's Landing Waterfront Day in 'Free things to do Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia.' http://bit.ly/2qklSfG

Philadelphia Business Journal wrote a feature on the Museum entitled, 'Independence Seaport Museum pins redevelopment plans on Penn's Landing Park.' http://bit.ly/2s4jSEL

The Memorial Day Ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum was listed in Curbed Philly in 'Memorial Day Weekend 2017: 12 free things to do in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2rDaXNI

Newsworks mentioned the Memorial Day Ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum in a list of 'Weekly Entertainment Guide - In Motion.' http://bit.ly/2qfOgiY

Philly Voice mentioned the Museum in an article entitled, 'Penn's Landing Waterfront Day to take place Memorial Day weekend.' http://bit.ly/2rMBGER 

Metro Philly listed Seaport Summer Camp as one of '5 can't-miss summer camps for kids in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2rtONxv

The Museum was mentioned in a Uwishunu feature highlighting Penn's Landing Waterfront Day entitled, 'Awesome New Fireworks Show & Waterfront Festival To Debut Memorial Day Weekend In Philly.' http://uwishu.nu/2pOYKkc

River Alive Nights: May The Fourth Be With You was listed in Uwishunu in '22+ Terrific Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 1-7'. http://uwishu.nu/2p8v4yX

April 2017 

Geekadelphia highlighted River Alive Nights: May The Fourth Be With You in River Alive Nights Begin at Independence Seaport Museum. http://bit.ly/2qF5SAF

Philadelphia Magazine mentioned the Museum in 'Celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival with Bar Crawls, Explosives, Pirates and Cookies.' http://bit.ly/2qsa367

Independence Seaport Museum was included in an article by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 'PCOM Co-Sponsors Philadelphia Science Festival.' http://bit.ly/2qscKos

'Be An Ecologist' was listed in Uwishunu as 'Eight Great Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Philadelphia.' http://uwishu.nu/2ovoS2J

Philadelphia Science Festival event, 'Cocktail Lab: Rum' being held at the Museum on Monday, April 24, was listed in Drink Philly as 'Drink Your Way Through the 2017 Philly Science Festival, April 21-29.' http://bit.ly/2pWzHfv

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in Philly.Com article, 'How clean are Philly, South Jersey waterways now? A 3-day voyage aims to find out.' http://bit.ly/2qs5eKp

The Museum was named as one of the 'Top 10 Maritime Museums' by MarinaLife. bit.ly/2o40yd8

Curbed Philly mentioned the Museum and highlighted the privateer ship built in the American Revolution Museum in 'Museum of the American Revolution: 10 Little-Known facts to know before you go.' bit.ly/2oLGKtR

March 2017 

Pat Gallen previewed Philadelphia Rowing: Breaking Barriers with Chief Curator, Craig Bruns on a morning segment of CBS Philly. http://cbsloc.al/2nIHkYE

FamilyFocus.org listed Build a Robotic Boat for Pi Day in 'Where to Geek out for Pi Day in Philly.' http://bit.ly/2n6D2tQ

River Alive Nights: Delaware River Sharks was featured in the KYW story, 'Learning About, Petting, Even Dissecting Sharks At Seaport Museum.' http://cbsloc.al/2lUiVjt

Geo News previewed the CBS Philly story about River Alive Nights: Delaware River Sharks entitled, 'Learning About, Petting, Even Dissecting Sharks at Seaport Museum.' http://bit.ly/2nn07GR

Uwishunu listed River Alive Nights: Delaware River Sharks in 'Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Exciting Stage Shows, Parties And More.' http://uwishu.nu/2mkEYeu

River Alive! Nights: Delaware River Sharks was listed in Uwishunu as '16+ Terrific Things To Do In Philly This Week, March 6-12.' http://uwishu.nu/2mtS0dF

Independence Seaport Museum was listed in FamilyFocus.org as one of "7 Cool Outdoor Birthday Party Spots in Philly." http://bit.ly/2mjk7MK

February 2017

River Alive! Nights: Delaware River Sharks was featured in Philly Voicehttp://bit.ly/2meI2wA

Visit Philly listed Discovery at Sea Day Camp in "Presidents' Day Weekend in Philadelphia 2017." http://vstphl.ly/2lE5gZX

Wooderice.com included Tides of Freedom in their list of "11 Places in Philly Where You Can Celebrate Black History Month." http://bit.ly/2mKAGi2

January 2017

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer article, "Newall: Ghosts of immigrants past tell of America's promise and stain." http://bit.ly/2meJG10

Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a feature on "Lunar New Year Celebrated at the Independence Seaport Museum." http://bit.ly/2lEBC6N

"Art on the Circuit" is a short film released that features Hydraulica and insights from John Brady. http://bit.ly/2mcCROm

Independence Seaport Museum teaming up with 102.9 WMGK for MGK's Local Only Beer Fest was featured in All Access Music Grouphttp://bit.ly/2mcFobe

Lunar New Year at Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned in The Weekender as "Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend." http://bit.ly/2lAHcaR

Uwishunu included Lunar New Year at Independence Seaport Museum in a list of "16+ Wonderful Things To Do in Philly This Week, January 23-29." http://uwishu.nu/2mcBbV5

Lunar New Year at Independence Seaport Museum was included in a Uwishunu list of "Where to Celebrate The Chinese New Year in Philly." http://uwishu.nu/2lPHYDI

Penn Live listed Independence Seaport Museum as 1 of "8 great ways to celebrate Chinese New Year in Philadelphia." http://bit.ly/2l4ONga

Philadelphia Business Journal highlighted Independence Seaport Museum receiving a $1.2M from the William Penn Foundation for new exhibition and upgrades to docks for more programs. http://bit.ly/2l52iwd

Philanthropy News Digest recognized Independence Seaport Museum being awarded a $1.2 million grant from the William Penn Foundation. http://bit.ly/2lKM2o2

Independence Seaport Museum was recognized by the Philadelphia Tribune for receiving a grant from the William Penn Foundation. http://bit.ly/2lwgwtA

Philly Mag listed Independence Seaport Museum in "Where to Bring the Kids on New Year's Eve in Philly." http://bit.ly/2l4NzBq 

Independence Seaport Museum was mentioned as 1 of 26 places to visit in Philly this winter in Curbed Philly Pocket Guide: Winter 2017http://bit.ly/2lAIN0E

December 2016 

Parade of Lights was mentioned as 1 of "18+ Awesome Things To Do in Philly This Week" on Uwishunuhttp://uwishu.nu/2hqc2mX

Philly Voice highlighted many Parade of Lights festivities, including tours on United States Coast Guard Cutter Diligencehttp://bit.ly/2gX8Rjs

The Weekender listed Parade of Lights as one of the things to do in Philadelphia this weekend. http://bit.ly/2hq82Dj

Frugal Philly Mom highlighted Parade of Lights on their blog. http://bit.ly/2hu3glG

November 2016 

Independence Seaport Museum participated in CBS3, The CW Philly, and Komen Philadelphia's 15th annual "Lights for the Cure" campaign, turning the skyline pink again in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. http://cbsloc.al/2fy0Osb

Terry Potter was interviewed for Public History Year in Review, a web-project created and maintained by Rutgers-Camden students in the Issues in Public History Seminar at Rutgers-Camden. http://bit.ly/2ffBp9P

The Museum was listed as one of 4-Kid Friendly Museums on iExplore. http://bit.ly/2fUKV45

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran an op-ed by Tim McGrath that explored recent ships built in Workshop on the Water and the history behind Schooner Diligencehttp://bit.ly/2gxOHeF

West Chester (PA): Daily Local News showcased many programs at the Museum that take place in the Workshop on the Water, along with a quote from Mark Donohue. http://bit.ly/2guPEIz

Penn Live's story on the SS United States included a quote from Mike Flynn. http://bit.ly/2fRHCsG

September 2016

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a feature story on River Days and showcased the row from Camden to Philly in a whaleboat, which helped to kick off the event series. http://bit.ly/2e2xgm8

Generocity included a story on the importance of a healthy Delaware River. http://bit.ly/2eCgcVy

CBS3 featured content on the River Days project working toward cleaning waterways. http://cbsloc.al/2ezJ2Xo 

6abc featured content on River Days. http://6abc.cm/2emIHKI

KYW shared a video on River Days and raising environmental awareness. http://cbsloc.al/2e2xV79

Fanfare on the Fantail was mentioned on Uwishunu as one of the 20+ fabulous things to do in Philly during the week. http://uwishu.nu/2dChv9h

August 2016

KYW Newsradio 1060 reporter John McDevitt interviewed Mark Donohue. Story ran online and on-air (same day) during evening news.

http://cbsloc.al/2eyoBs2

A photo of the privateer ship in the Workshop on the Water was featured on the cover of the Metro. Accompanying story was available a day in advance online. http://bit.ly/2eYp0IA 

Hello Sailor: The Sailor Icon in Pop Culture was included in "Weekend Picks" on Uwishunuhttp://uwishu.nu/2eeKDRJ 

PlanPhilly ran a story about the preservation of Cruiser Olympiahttp://bit.ly/2ewIhBc 

A Patriots & Pirates special aired on PCN TVhttp://bit.ly/2dBMsWl

July 2016

The Nonprofit Quarterly highlighted Artship Olympia as an art installation animating history in a new way. http://bit.ly/2eYmYbp

Artship Olympia was reviewed on Artbloghttp://bit.ly/29w7INF

6abc Loves the Arts featured Patriots & Pirateshttp://6abc.cm/2eIJLmA 

Feature story on Cruiser Olympia in Naval History Magazinehttp://bit.ly/2eeGT2X

Review of Artship Olympia in The Philadelphia Inquirerhttp://bit.ly/2ezIW27

June 2016 

Visit Philly included Deck as one of the best beer gardens in Philadelphia. http://vstphl.ly/2emyfmw

Deck was listed as a top new spot to eat and drink outdoors by Uwishunuhttp://uwishu.nu/2eJGdAH

Artship Olympia exhibition preview ran in The Philadelphia Inquirerhttp://bit.ly/2e2ryk2 
 
Independence Seaport Museum was listed as one of the top ten family-friendly finds in Historic Philadelphia by Mommy Nearest Bloghttp://bit.ly/2eC9uPi