Philadelphia, PA (June 6, 2012) Kick off Independence Day festivities at Independence Seaport Museum at the Fireworks Spectacular Celebrationon Saturday, June 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Seaport Museum will host an evening of food, fun and libations for the whole family, capped off with a breathtaking view of the fireworks display over the Delaware River. This popular annual event raises money for the Museum’s education and preservation programs.
The event features a 4th of July picnic theme, and there will be face painting and balloon twisting in our Education Center to keep the little one entertained. Also, Joe Tumolo Jazz Group, a jazz quartet, will entertain guests throughout the evening. Tickets are $75 for Adults, $55 for Seaport Museum members, $25 for children under 12 and children under two are free. To order tickets, contact Brian Kelley at (215) 413-8628 or visit www.phillyseaport.org. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Independence Seaport Museum maintains one of the largest maritime collections in North America, combining more than 25,000 artifacts with hands-on exhibits and large-scale ship models. In addition, the Museum has a traditional wooden boat shop, the J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library and a 530-seat concert hall with sound stage quality acoustics. The Museum also includes two National Historic Landmark ships—the Spanish-American War Cruiser, Olympia, and the World War II Submarine Becuna. Located at Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing Waterfront, the museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit www.phillyseaport.orgfor more information.