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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
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"maritime history"
in 84 reviews
"children's museum"
in 64 reviews
"print shop"
in 37 reviews
"mayflower ii"
in 47 reviews
"working shipyard"
in 33 reviews
"ship building"
in 58 reviews
"the galley"
in 26 reviews
"living museum"
in 32 reviews
"boat show"
in 27 reviews
"charles morgan"
in 81 reviews
"joseph conrad"
in 27 reviews
"whaling industry"
in 36 reviews
"fishing village"
in 32 reviews
"all ages"
in 122 reviews
"new england"
in 125 reviews
"step back in time"
in 53 reviews
"whaling ships"
in 53 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a fantastic place to learn about the history of whaling and also the way seaport towns looked beck in the day. Everything between the general store to the restoration tent where they are fixing the mayflower 2 is fantastic! A lot of history in...More

Thank Dan E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Mystic every year for a girls trip. I was beyond excited this year to find out the dates we picked also happened to be pirate days. So much fun even for the older kids. In warmer weather the outdoor restaurant is open...More

Thank Frankie1333
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we live in CT had never been to the seaport. They had a special pirate day so we decided to take the ride to attend and am so glad we did. Although the “pirate show” was not very good, the kids had a blast...More

Thank Dana C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice for a fun and educational outing. You can walk around the old sea town as it was long ago and explore three old sailing vessels. Lots of shops and hands on things to do, Staff are dressed to look like pirates. Just a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It had just finished raining when we arrived at the seaport, so there were very few visitors there. This gave us the advantage of having individualized attention in the village and on the boats. We spent the entire day there and enjoyed every minute of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice historic site but not much open this time of year, will revisit this summer, I visited here 10 years ago, always a nice place!

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was snowing when we arrived. Being from Texas, we were miserable, having left 80°. However, the freezing temperature was our friend. We are practically all alone in the park We had a one on one with a Mayflower restoration worker who provided a detailed...More

1  Thank Coy J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Mystic Seaport in early April, 2018, before the season is really up and running. I've been there before in summer and it was much busier then. With fewer patrons, we were able to really enjoy and soak in the community....More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends of ours have cottages on the NY sound near Mystic and we went to visit them during leaf season last year. It is a long story, but we were supposed to have stayed with them the year before but they over booked us and...More

Thank WLifeMan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who would have thought my 3 1/2 and 6 year old grandkids would have loved this as much as they did. They ran from house to house and listened to the coopersmith and blacksmith talk about what they made. We went on old ships and...More

Thank movingon95
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Jack L
20 January 2018|
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Response from Keggies2 | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking lot across from the entrance - the new building that is supposed to look like wave.
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Marisol919
18 January 2018|
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Response from Gabriel G | Property representative |
Yes during this time of the Mystic Seaport is open Thursday-Sunday from 10am-4pm. Grounds close at 5pm. From Jan 1-Feb 11. The Museum closes the shipyard and village. During this time we allow access to the north campus... More
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Teachaimo
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
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