Independence Seaport Museum

Award winner, Indoor and outdoor spaces, Valet parking

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Starting at $8,452 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $8k for 50 Guests
Starting at $8k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 270

Starting price

8K$ to start




Ocean/Waterfront View
Award 2016


The beautiful, waterfront Independence Seaport Museum will be having you say “I do” in no time! With outdoor space to exchange vows on a rotunda, this venue features an outstanding backdrop of shimmering water from the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge. Host a unique cocktail hour in one of the galleries with tall tabletops to stop, drink, and observe the works of art. Dance to your heart’s content in the gorgeous ballroom on the top floor. With views of the water and Philadelphia Center City skyline, this elegant space provides a beautiful atmosphere to enhance your celebration. The adjoining outdoor terraces are a fabulous touch, allowing your guests to get some fresh air while taking in these breathtaking views. The Independence Seaport Museum has all you need and more to create the wedding you always dreamed of.

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $4,000 to $4,500 for ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee to rent the venue for a wedding ceremony ranges from $500 to $750 with reception rental. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A security deposit of 50% is required. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details.

Amenities And Requirements


Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- Amplified music OK indoors only- Exclusive caterer for venue- General liability insurance required- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter etc.- Smoking in designated areas only- Venue must approve all decorations