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Independence Seaport Museum celebrates summer fun on the river

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The museum will bring in the warm weather season with the return of past visitor favorites as well as the launch of a new membership program

Independence Seaport Museum welcomes summer with a lineup of exciting programs on the Delaware River that reach all ages. The museum is bringing back family favorites such as Paddle Penn’s Landing and Seaport Summer Camp, in addition to the return of Admiral’s Tavern, a pop-up beer garden aboard Cruiser Olympia and adding a new, members only Kayak Club. The fun for all ages kicks off with the opening of Paddle Penn’s Landing on May 4 and continues until the last weekend of Admiral’s Tavern in late September.

Paddle Penn’s Landing

Opening May 4

Paddle your way around the Penn’s Landing basin in a kayak, rowboat, swan, pirate ship or dragon boat for the perfect outdoor recreational activity. Located near Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Hilton Penn’s Landing, Paddle Penn’s Landing is a unique afternoon adventure with family and friends or a memorable date with your sweetheart on the Delaware River in Philadelphia. To find out more about hours and ticket prices, visit phillyseaport.org/paddle.

Admiral’s Tavern

Opening May 24

Kick back on summer nights with stunning views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and a craft beer in hand, all while aboard the oldest steel warship afloat in the world and most historic ship in Philadelphia. The Admiral’s Tavern beer garden is popping up again on Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, so gather your crew for beer, cocktails, wine, fun, games and entertainment.

The beer garden is open every Friday and Saturday from Memorial Day weekend through the last weekend in September. Admission is limited to those 21+. To learn more about Admiral’s Tavern, visit phillyseaport.org/admiralstavern.

Kayak Club

Opening June 1

For the first time, the museum is launching Kayak Club, a new kayak membership-based program providing members with access to the Delaware River and its area tributaries through both guided and unguided experiences. Kayak Club is a great fit for any member interested in kayaking, from beginner to advanced skill level. Members have access to a wide variety of benefits the club has to offer, including safety training, easy access to a kayak during museum business hours and a museum membership. For more information on the program and how to sign up, visit http://www.phillyseaport.org/kayak.

Seaport Summer Camp

June 25 – August 17

Learn all about history, science and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River at Seaport Summer Camp. Perfect for ages 6-12, weekly camp features full days of activities and exploration on the water. Every week is a new discovery at the museum, including an in-depth look into the science and history behind the Philadelphia region’s waterways. To learn more about the different camp options and how to sign up, visit phillyseaport.org/summercamp.

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