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Charles W. Morgan

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Address: Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.

Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.

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Great history of a great whaling ship...the last surviving one!

We enjoyed seeing the Charles W. Morgan and helping the crew hoist up the small waling boats after their excellent demonstration. We also enjoyed the museum they had nearby... read more

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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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277 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed seeing the Charles W. Morgan and helping the crew hoist up the small waling boats after their excellent demonstration. We also enjoyed the museum they had nearby telling the history of the Charles W. Morgan and of other whaling ships of the 1800's. The ship is well maintained and a great monument of our history. I only wish... More 

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Thank eatsleeptour
Northern New Jersey
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You were allowed to board the ship and go below deck and see the tight quarters the Men had to sleep and maneuver in. Good thing I am short, most people walked around ducking the low ceiling and beams. Lots of history with an Employee on location, ready to answer any questions. Its amazing how these ships were made to... More 

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pjpowers82
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227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great opportunity to step back in time. The tour guides know a ton of information on the history of the boat as well. You get a chance to explore into the boat too.

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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every part of the Seaport. The Charles Morgan is beautiful. The kids had a great time exploring this ship and the others at the Seaport. Hope to see her sail to Boston one day!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The ship is the last surviving whaling ship which is located at Mystic Seaport. Very impressive ship

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Thank Lisa S
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visiting the Charles W. Morgan was a very interesting experience! The staff was very informative and friendly and we were lucky to visit at a time when it was not too crowded so we could take our time. It's a great location for photography. We're looking forward to a return visit!

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Thank 1217Ladybug
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My family and I had our annual visit to the seaport. During our last visit, some months ago, we had the opportunity to observe the restoration artisans working on the Morgan and then tour the interior sections that were open to the public. Fascinating watching the restoration work. My grandsom ot to meet one ot these fine carpenters and got... More 

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

You get to go into the different areas of the ship and see what living on the ship felt like. There is a person on the ship to answer your questions

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Thank Henry Y
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10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

when ever I am at mystic sea port, I always walk through this remarkable ship. it is the last surviving whaler. it arrived at mystic sea port, a few days before pearl harbor. and it survived other near disasters, which they will tell you about at mystic sea port. that is why I call it a lucky ship. and the... More 

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Thank Kris W
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The "flagship" exhibit of Mystic Seaport--the Charles W. Morgan is an original whaling ship from the 1800's. You can board and tour the ship and imagine what it must have been like at sea. Interesting and awesome!

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