This is an awesome way to celebrate the maritime history of Philadelphia and major urban ports that are scattered along the Delaware River at the independence Seaport Museum. The seaport exhibits that are embedded in the Museum tells of history you can't come across online except seeing them face to face. This Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia landscapes two National Historic Landmark ships " the Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna. Cruiser is a rare gem and it is the world's oldest floating steel warship and it is historically the only naval ship that survived time from the Spanish " American War. On the other side, the Submarine Becuna was launched in 1944 and it served expertly in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Oceans during the Koren, Vietman and Cold wars. Your eyes will be filled with variety of exhibits and galleries which are collection of historical artifacts and records.
Tour includes admission ticket into the two National Historic Landmark ships with no stress of on " site booking because all have been settled by organizers once you've paid. In these two iconic ships, there are ladders, hatches and gangways for easy exploration of corners and hidden regions of the museum. You will also be able to explore the Admiral Dewey's flagship at the Battle of Manila bay which is the historical place where US emerge as a World Naval Power. This is a fun " filled tour for the whole family because there are educational programs, resources and much more for the explorations of every age of the family. This tout ticket also include a visit to a workshop where wooden boats were constructed and new ones still under construction.
This awesome experience has left many travelers short of words and they were full of words to adjectively describe what they went through. The museum was very informative and entertaining, even kids were fascinated by the inside of these warships. Some talked about the beautiful sight of watching the builders build new boat from scratch to finish while some could not stop talking about the awesomeness of the on " board staff. With all comments collected from travelers, it worth the money and gives more fun more than expected. Adventure lovers will not want to miss this tour for anything. Very informative and your tour to Philadelphia isn't complete if you don't embark on this tour.