Tour Our Historic Flagship Virtually
Explore the 1885 tall ship Wavertree, flagship of the Seaport Museum’s fleet of award-winning, meticulously restored, and carefully curated fleet of National Register-listed and National Historic Landmark vessels. Learn how people worked and lived aboard a 19th century cargo sailing vessel, from the captain and his family to the ship’s officers, cooks, and crew.
Inside the Hold of Wavertree
Let our Director of Programs & Education take you below deck of the 1885 cargo ship Wavertree to see where cargo such as coal, lumber, and wheat was stored during her transatlantic journeys.
Tall Ship Wavertree
Wavertree, built in 1885 was operated for many years as a cargo ship sailing around the world.
Looking for more virtual tours?
Check out our content in created partnership with Urban Archive. Discover the origins of New York’s greatness by taking one of our virtual tours of Lower Manhattan and the South Street Seaport Historic District, or download the Urban Archive iPhone app from their page to experience our virtual stories and tours.
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While the Museum’s indoor spaces remain closed to the public, we are continuing to serve our community in safe and engaging ways by developing and delivering virtual programs like these, at no cost. Help us make this work possible.