So this was done on a whim and glad we did. The measum was very informative and more than I expected. With the admin price we were able to go on to the sub and decommissioned ship. Very interesting and very tight. This a very...More
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I loved seeing the submarine and ship. Warning it is a bit of a walk from the musuem to these. My elderly mother needed to rest tonget there, but there are snack trucks to help with that (ice cream always makes a walk worth while)....More
This museum is located in Penn's Landing complex along the Delaware River. It collections document maritime history and culture along the Delaware River. The day we visited, entrance to the museum was free and the place was packed particularly with young people (last day of...More
This was another place we stumbled upon when visiting Philly. This is a great museum for all ages. It is well done and Philadelphia is a town steeped in maritime tradition. By far and away the best part are the two ships that you can...More
Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and touring the historic ships!
Philadelphia has a rich maritime and naval history and this museum does an excellent job of recounting its various aspects. There are excellent exhibits on the early days of the U.S. Navy, shipbuilding in Philadelphia and across the river in New Jersey, ship rescues, rowing...More
Thank you for this wonderful review! We're so happy to hear that you had a great time on your visit and hope to see you again.
This is an interesting museum for all ages The history of seafaring and the history of the US Navy presented in interesting manner that will captivate youngsters and adults
Thank you so much for your review. We hope you had a great time on your visit!
The submarine and the gunship tours are very interesting. The museum is very enlightening regarding Philadelphia's history in relation to the Delaware River and points beyond.Worth a visit
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed Submarine Becuna and we hope you had a great time on your visit to the Museum!
Didn't spend any time in the "museum" portion of this attraction because the 2 ships, Becuna & Olympia, were so engrossing! The Becuna is a WW2-era submarine that is very well-exhibited, and the Olympia is an 1892 gunship on which I could have spent the...More
Have been wanting to come here for many years and finally we did. All I can say WOW. They have created some Museum. You will see and learn may things about the history of Philadelphia and its relationship with the Delaware River. At the same...More