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Mystic Seaport

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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355
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+1 860-572-0711
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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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Surprised how much the kids liked it

Went this past week for a day during a family trip to Mystic area. We arrived around 12 and weren't 100% sure how the kids would do (5 1/2, 3, and 7 months). While the baby was... read more

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pjpowers82
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went this past week for a day during a family trip to Mystic area. We arrived around 12 and weren't 100% sure how the kids would do (5 1/2, 3, and 7 months). While the baby was in the strolled the two older kids loved it! They got to explore boats, the little village, they loved the shipyard. They had... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had unclear expectations about Mystic Seaport. I honestly had not done much research, but my wife insisted in going.I was positively surprised. I thought the experience would be "visiting a few boats/ships" - not that there's anything wrong with that. What I found was a full fledged experience that tries (quite succesfully) to bring you back to a different... More 

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a beautiful day with my family learning about the Seaport and life around the area. So much fun and the wonderful people working here make the experience even better.

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San José , Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can definitely relive the adventure of the living in the early 1900's. It's an excellent place to take the kids and enjoy the whole day. The restaurant is great! It's filled with surprises and lovely details everywhere. If you are around, you have to visit.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mystic is a unique place that is a little difficult to explain fully. The site is made up of a large number of vintage buildings and exhibits that make you feel that you are back in the early days of the whaling era. Each facility has trained and experienced volunteers who give outstanding talks and demonstrations of the tools and... More 

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NYC
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Got a sense of what is was like to llive in a seaport town. Had houses, church, schoolhouse, cooper, clockmaker, etc. plenty of parking which was close to the seaport. Food was the usual overpriced tourist food.

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seaport was much more than we had expected. We loved it and ended up spending many hours there. Not only are there large ships to board with demonstrations and enactments, there is also a large historical village. The homes/businesses with guides in them were the most interesting because they provided interesting facts and stories about each, and demonstrations- like... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with family members who are avid sailors. We know nothing about modern boating or historical boats, and we had a great time. The center is so well laid out. The activities are excellent. Everyone in our party from the 5-year-old to the oldest members of our adult party, from those of us who don't know which side... More 

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Rye, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I truly enjoyed this place. They have a lot of presentations that are fun (look for the 🙂on the program for kid friendly events). Also, the nautical scavenger hunt is fun! Go to no 23 to get the equipment.

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Had a great time at the Mystic Seaport. It was a bigger than I thought it was going to be. I recommend wearing your sneakers! Quite exciting to see and board the ships. The village was very cute and full of interesting historical fun. Weather was perfect. Tour was about two hours.

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