Philadelphia 2018 Tour Information
Tour "A" Independence After Hours
Monday August 20
We will depart the hotel at 5:00 PM and walk about 5 blocks to historic City Tavern for an authentic 18th Century dinner, served by staff in period dress. After dinner we'll stroll another 5 blocks to Independence Hall where we'll listen to the likes of Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin as they discuss the Declaration of Independence.
Tour Time: 4:45 PM (Depart at 5:00 PM)
Duration: Return to hotel by about 8:30 PM
Cost: $75.00 per person (Includes dinner, entertainment, exclusive tour, and gratuity)
Tuesday August 21
Discover the city of Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the United States Navy. The permanent exhibition features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public highlighting the little-told story of America"s conflict with pirates. On display is the cruiser USS Olympia C-6. This vessel became famous as the flagship of Commodore George Dewey when at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War in 1898, he uttered the famous order "You may fire when ready Gridely". Also on display is the USS Becuna SS-319, a Balao-class submarine from WWII.
Tour Time: 9:45 AM (Departs 10:00 AM to walk about 4 blocks to PHLASH Bus Stop)
Duration: Return to hotel by 3:30 PM
Cost: $29.00 per person (Includes catered lunch from Campos Deli)
Tour "C" Museum of the American Revolution
Wednesday August 22
From the early stirrings of unrest in Boston to the opening shots of the War of Independence, and from signing of the Declaration of Independence to the creation of the American Republic, the Museum's core exhibition explores the ideas, events, and legacies of America's revolutionary beginnings.
Tour Time: 9:00 AM (Departs 9:15 AM to walk 3 blocks to museum.)
Duration: Return to hotel by 2:30 PM
Cost: $12.00 per person (Does not include lunch)