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Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the Museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, America's oldest commercial ship and the last wooden whaleship in the world. The Museum's grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated 19th-century coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. Mystic Seaport is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT.
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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Reviewed yesterday

If you enjoy history of the sea, New England sea history, living by the sea history, ship building, etc., this is a great place. You can also go on the ships. In addition , there are 2 diff. Boat rides you can go on. There...More

Thank apatriot73
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family (2 adults, 3 kids under 10) had a great time at Mystic Seaport. There is a lot to keep their interest there: crafts, boat making, the blacksmith, etc. Its a bit expensive and it was blazing hot that particular day, but we made...More

Thank Mereabr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent an afternoon at the seaport nice place to visit, but if it wasn't part of the tour I would have passed this place up.

Thank MinisterGee
Reviewed 3 days ago

saw the restoration process of the Mayflower 2, the whaling boat was very interesting, nice shops with people explaining their trades from the old days. great for everyone

Thank michael m
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are a travel-loving family of three. Mystic Seaport had something for all of us. Not easy to do with a very active 11-year-old boy. We enjoyed the many buildings and ships that were a part of Mystic Seaport. My son especially enjoyed taking a...More

Thank happythreesome
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get the feel of Mystic in the 1800s as you visit a village with lighthouse, homes, school, church, merchants, and waterfront with ships. There is also an interactive museum with a wealth of info on the history of boats, ships, whaling, and other seafaring activities....More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just got to Mystic and have only driven around. But it's stunning. Ready to explore tomorrow and visit the shops.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an experience! Spent the whole day here from the time they opened till they closed and still didn't have a chance to see everything. We enjoyed the water views, all the ships, shops, restaurants and the highlight, sailing on a small sailboat twice. You...More

Thank diannemendat
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mystic Seaport Museum features marvelous old ships, the re-creation of a 19th Century New England seafaring village, and a relaxed, typically uncrowded, friendly atmosphere conducive to leisurely strolls and the contemplation of a long-past era. My wife and I are from NYC and we...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing places! Real wooden ships and old seaport town with real vendors that explain and show how the work was done back in the days! I loved it!

Thank Olga C
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the museum and village very much. You can take it at your own pace and see as much or as little as you like. I would liken the New England coastal village experience with Williamsburg. I enjoy learning new things... More
Susan D
11 September 2017|
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Response from Ben_Theretoo406 | Reviewed this property |
Taber Inne is good advice, Among the very best restaurants in Mystic are Frank's Gourmet Grill and S&P Oyster Company. Ben has reviewed both. Kitchen LIttle is great also, unless you are satisfied with your hotel breakfast
17 August 2017|
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Response from sktyoung | Reviewed this property |
The seaport is great if you like historical places- very interesting demonstrations of how things were in the days of whale hunting- the aquarium is a must see also- I love the beluga whales! There is also a nice place... More