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Mystic Aquarium

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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Expensive for what you see

I really enjoy aquariums, and while this one was nice, it seemed very expensive for the amount of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cfertenb
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Great place to bring the little ones. It gets crazy in the summer and during some holidays. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David G
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Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and research facility, where every underwater creature is more amazing than the last. Exhibits put you in close proximity to whales, penguins, sea lions and a 30,000-gallon tank, where exotic fish from around the world strut their stuff.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“titanic exhibit” (152 reviews)
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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
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+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoy aquariums, and while this one was nice, it seemed very expensive for the amount of attractions. They do have some unique spaces, including beluga whales and penguins, but overall it was a little meh. We didn't need to spend much time here...More

Thank cfertenb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to bring the little ones. It gets crazy in the summer and during some holidays. I always go during week days if possible. They have food but you’re better off grabbing something next door in the Mystic village for a better selection and...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with my mom. It wasn't too crowded when we went which is great cause we were able to move about as we wished without running into to many people at all the exhibits. The beluga whales were awesome. It was great watching them express...More

Thank Linnea M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the aquarium while visiting family over Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, it was raining (hard!) the day we were there. It's wasn't freezing so we went ahead and toured the aquarium and got wet which was of course wet but not really an issue. Would...More

Thank Allieooooops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with my 5 & 1 year old and it was raining but we made the best of it! The aquarium staff is friendly and the exhibits were interesting and kept my 5 year old busy! Not sure we could have spent the entire...More

Thank Raindrp44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip just to see Juno the Beluga whale!! So cute!!! Nice day - sea lion show also good!! Would buy a Sea Pass-that gets you into the Aquarium and the Seaport - saves a couple of dollars.

Thank artemis846
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to several aquariums over the years. This one is unique and fun. Great for children and adults. Would definitely return.

Thank Infield99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a cold afternoon visiting the aquarium to see the beluga whales, penguins, sea Lilian’s and a lot of fish. The sea lion show was fun.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see. Very informative. Loved the Beluga whales. Spent quite a bit of time there, has a nice gift shop also. Highly recommend.

Thank LaurPall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I frequently visited Mystic Aquarium with my grandchildren. They always enjoyed the variety of exhibits. My husband and I also enjoyed the exhibits and did two of the contact programs, whales and penguins. The contact programs inspired me so much I wanted to learn more...More

Thank RhodeIslandNurse
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Denise L
10 August 2017|
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Response from thinair6 | Reviewed this property |
I found a discount per ticket when I booked online rather than at the gate. :)
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pete05207
8 August 2017|
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Response from Hunterjumpergirl357 | Reviewed this property |
I would say you are rushing it. At the seaport there are scheduled demo that talk about the building that you are in. At aquarium it also takes all day, if you have kids it will take a bit longer. Hope that helps😊
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janet m
12 May 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
don't know about #2 but rainy days are great. you can spend a few minutes outdoors with the belugas and penguins but there is cover there too, but most of the exhibits are indoors. It really is a great rainy day... More
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