Group Tours

With concern for the health and safety of our visitors and staff, group tours have been temporarily suspended and new reservations are not currently being made. For any existing reservations, please contact us.

At Independence Seaport Museum, water is the unifying thread, bridging the Museum's National Historic Landmark ships with exhibits and programs that let visitors discover the science, history and culture of our waterways. 

Our group tour options present a unique way to explore the Museum. Whether your interest lies in the history of Philadelphia, maritime exploration, or our Historic Ships, the Independence Seaport Museum is a place for all ages. Book now

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

$10 per person   
Approximate visit time:  1.5 hours

Group tours are available for a minimum of 10 people. Reservations must be made in advance. Special rates available for Tour & Travel and Receptive Operators. Contact us for more information.

Add-on Options

Select one of the many add-on options to your group tour, or contact us to customize a tour based on your specific interest.  

Guided Historic Ships Tour

$3 per person   
Please allow an extra hour for this add-on option 

Field Trips

Field Trips are available at the Museum for a minimum of ten people. Reservations must be made in advance and more details can be found here.  

"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 Jersey, Cruiser 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. 


$21 per person for groups of 10 people or more
Please note we require at least 2 weeks' notice to allow for adequate staffing.
Contact us  to make a reservation.