Economy Parking Advisory

‚ÄčEffective Sunday, September 23, beginning at 12:00 AM, there will be 2 bus routes serving Economy Parking in order to provide quicker service to and from the Airport terminals. The Red Route will serve Shelters 8 through 16 (parking aisles A through M).  The Blue Route will serve bus Shelters 1 through 7 (parking aisles X through Y). Please be sure to check and remember which route you are on. For further assistance, contact the Philadelphia Parking Authority at PHL at 215-683-9842.

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Between Terminals A-East  and B

June 11, 2014 - December 2, 2014

Founded in 1960, the Independence Seaport Museum, located on Philadelphia's historic waterfront, is dedicated to the collection and interpretation of maritime history with a particular focus on the Delaware River and other regional waterways. Diverse topics range from commercial shipping, shipbuilding, and navigation to immigration, defense, underwater exploration, and outdoor recreation.

The Museum also has a nationally renowned research library and a permanent collection of approximately 24,000 artifacts. A popular component of the collection is its vast array of model ships, of which a small sampling is represented in this exhibition. There are models that exemplify great detail and precision like the ship in a bottle, and in contrast, there is simply crafted toy boat. There are also several curiosities including model ships made of unusual materials such as chicken bone or sterling silver. 

This eclectic selection illustrates the variety of models within the Museum's collection as well as the diverse expertise amongst the artisans who handcrafted these ships.