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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
Phone Number: +1 888-973-2767
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929,...

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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a lot of fun and learned a lot

we go to the seaport quite a bit and always learn new things about the way things were when three masters were the way the large boats were in the old days. for fishing and travel... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we go to the seaport quite a bit and always learn new things about the way things were when three masters were the way the large boats were in the old days. for fishing and travel and whaling. They must have been very brave men. the village also shows how they all lived in the early days. a great place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband said he could have spent another whole day here as he is a boating and old wooden boat enthusiast. The town itself is so friendly, so very pretty and charming. Make the effort to visit if you're in Boston for a week or two. Or, make it a destination, especially if you love history and boats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Charming area, lots to see, friendly people. The shops were different and very welcoming. We stayed for the Santa and boat parade, which was wonderful to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in the area and go there quite frequently. It is a great place to visit with children and there is a lot for them to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For the pure-bred sailors, this is your Disneyland. Plan on a full day, rain or shine. Avoid the holidays in order to avoid screaming kids and crowds. The pleasant aroma of wood, pine tar and waterfront sets the stage for a unique cultural experience. Although NE sailors can become myopic about sailing and sailing traditions in the United States, sailors... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place and a fun fact weekend. The staff was both entertaining and knowledgeable. we paid one price but that was good for a two day visit. Would like to go back in warmer weather and take a boat ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you can make this pilgrimage off-season, you'll have more time to linger and really enjoy each shop and venue. Several recent additions that are consistent with the feel and flavor of the place - very worthwhile, whether you're a local, or traveling from afar. Be prepared to be impressed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I spent two days in Mystic. This is a beautiful area with great restaurants, lovely places to stay and close to everything. The Mayflower is in dry dock being restored along side the Morgan

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience is worth the trip to Mystic. The big boats and the Musuem provided lots of seafaring knowledge. Everything in town is Mystic. But make sure you get to see the real Mystic Seaport and Musuem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mystic Seaport is an absolute must-see. There are three parts to Mystic Seaport: the working shipyard, the historic village, and the galleries. The shipyard doesn't make new ships but rather restores older ones: you are able to see all of the work they're doing. There is an entire exhibit on restoring the Charles W Morgan, as well as a model... More 

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