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The South Philadelphia Navy Yard is former vital location in the security of the Atlantic and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thomaslV1540PG
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September,2018

Loved touring the Navy Yard. Especially viewing and taking pictures of the John F. Kennedy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dianekennedy2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The South Philadelphia Navy Yard is former vital location in the security of the Atlantic and the East Coast of our country. Many of the original buildings still exist. Most have been repurposed but the exterior mostly remains unchanged. This area is a busy community...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thomaslV1540PG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved touring the Navy Yard. Especially viewing and taking pictures of the John F. Kennedy Battleship. Enjoyed seeing all the colonial housing for the troops.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dianekennedy2017
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

It’s really a neat place to see, and after reading an internet article, part of which I’ve pasted below regarding the USS JFK, we drove down to check it out and get a few photos. There is allot of new development taking place at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

In 1963 I first visited the Navy Yard as my brother was finishing an "A" school.and my mom needed very serious surgery. I drove him there when his leave was over to be taken back to his Navy education. In 1983 my youngest nephew celebrated...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank RavAsher
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Some awesome ships and a great picture spot. A quick pit stop is all that I think you'll need to plan for. Near Wells Fargo center and the Courtyard by Marriott at navy yard.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kabstrip
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My group didn't have time for a tour, but we spent some time wandering the area and checking out the various boats/ships docked there. As one might expect from a decommissioned military base, things are very neat and orderly, with a parade group in the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RouxTheDay
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Ubered here to go on a big boat and maybe take a look around a big boat. Walked around for a little bit. The security guard was nice and let us know there is no going on the boats. We couldn't find the information for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My spouse and I visited the Philadelphia Navy Yard on a Saturday afternoon in late July 2017. You can print out a self-guided 2-mile walking tour (which takes about 1 hour) from the website. On weekdays, you can catch a ride on the Navy Yard...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Seems every time we come down here (for the PHS annual members plant dividend) there is something new being built. Hotels, businesses, but not any restaurants to speak of yet. After you drive thru the main gate imagine a huge used car lot only filled...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TrayBN
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We always were curious about the navy yard so we spent the day before going to a concert at the Wells Fargo Center in the evening. We splurged by checking into the Marriott and then took ourselves on a tour. The self-guided tour turned out...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark V
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