Admission & Tickets

DUE TO NEW COVID-19 GUIDELINES ANNOUNCED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM IS CLOSED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.

ADMISSION PRICES

  Museum ONLY* Historic Ships ONLY*^
 Adults (18-64) $10 $10
 Seniors (65+) $10 $10
 Military (active/retired) $10 $10
Children (3-17) & College Students $10 $10
 Children (2 and under) Free Free
Members Free Free

*Not available on special event or festival dates.
^For the safety of our visitors and staff, the historic ships may close without notice during inclement weather. 

 HOLIDAY HOURS OF OPERATION

Independence Seaport Museum is open on the following holidays:

Labor Day: Monday, September 7

Indigenous Peoples' Day: Monday, October 12

Hours of operation for both holidays will be 10 am - 5 pm (last boarding of National Historic Landmark ship Cruiser Olympia is at 4:30 pm).

Independence Seaport Museum is closed on the following holidays:

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, and Christmas 

PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANTS AND SERVICE ANIMALS 

Visitors with disabilities may be accompanied by paid Personal Care Attendants (PCA) at no additional cost during their visit. This applies to all ticketed events, general admission and special exhibits that the visitor is attending. This also applies to membership and group sales tickets. Service animals are always welcome but must obey the same policies as all other visitors.

 

SPECIAL OFFERS

$2 ACCESS Cardholders on-site only with valid card and photo ID. Present your ACCESS/EBT card and receive admission for up to four family members at $2 each. Not valid for special events, festivals, programs or with any other offer or group discount. ACCESS Admission is a city-wide initiative led by Art-Reach.

Enjoy $2 off your admission ticket to the Museum when you present your valid SEPTA TrailPass, TransPass, One Day Independence Pass, SEPTA Key or SEPTA Employee ID. Cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid for special events. 

Buy one regular adult ticket and get one free with a valid WHYY membership card.

 

ACCESSIBILITY 

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

Strollers are welcome in the Museum and may be parked in our self-service coat room. 

Parking 
Designated parking spaces are available in the Hilton parking garage next door or in the Penn's Landing lot in front of Independence Seaport Museum. Both parking areas can be entered at Walnut Street and Columbus Blvd. 

Wheelchair Accessibility 
  • Wheelchairs are available in adult sizes, free of charge, at the Admissions desk. 
  • Our elevator serves both floors of the Museum. 
  • All bathrooms and water fountains are wheelchair accessible. 

Restrooms 
Restrooms are located on the ground floor of the Museum's main building, down the hall off of the lobby before the coat room. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Independence Seaport Museum is a member of Philadelphia's Historic Neighborhood Consortium, a group of more than 50 attractions within walking distance of the Liberty Bell. For more information, visit their website..

The  Philly Phlash  is the quick, inexpensive, easy connection to key destinations throughout Center City, Philadelphia. 

Nearby recommended family-friendly restaurants - 
Campo's 
City Tavern 
Continental 
Franklin Fountain 
Frieda's 
La Verdana 
Moshulu 
Pizzeria Stella 
Positano Coast 
Rope and Anchor 
Spasso's
Waterfront Cafe