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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely seaside walk, with a museum and a cute shop. I was on the lookout for picture worthy stops on our road trip and this was definitely at the top of the list.

Thank sugarybowl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful port, beautful Park. Staff friendly and welcoming. Appreciated being docked inside the park to enjoy all the history. Third trip and would do it again and again.

1  Thank Bettianne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is such a quaint little village spectacular water views with lots of great places to eat and shop close by.

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic museum. The staff are all very friendly and knowledgable. There are several buildings to visit and the site itself is also beautiful. A very enjoyable visit!

Thank Aflac92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are books and movies aplenty about life on the high seas. What this museum adds is the impact that that life had on land. The highlight is, of course, the ships, but there is also the sail barn, the chandlery, and any number of...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a World Class Museum/Village right here in Connecticut! I can only say that if you can, this is a "Must-see" place of wonderment! Come and bring the kids. This is a living museum with a delightful harbor and a charming town nearby. This...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing by on a trip up the coast. It was a dreary day, so we didn't even get out of the car. It was still a pretty harbor. It's a smaller harbor, but looks like in the warmer months there'd be fun...More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with our grandchildren and stayed at a local motel. Thee is much to be seen and you can do it in a day, with a nice cafeteria for lunch. The staff at the seaport was very helpful and the different sights had demonstrations that...More

Thank KJFXKE77
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We spent several hours in this magnificent recreation of a New England seaport and its authentic ships. It was a delight to board the actual vessels that did "sea time" particularly the Charles W. Morgan (an American whaling ship), the L. A. Dunton (a National...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for a walk even with an infant or toddler. There are numerous spots for kids to let loose and play. They host lots of events worth planning for.

Thank David G
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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
Susan D
11 September 2017|
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Response from Ben_Theretoo406 | Reviewed this property |
Taber Inne is good advice, Among the very best restaurants in Mystic are Frank's Gourmet Grill and S&P Oyster Company. Ben has reviewed both. Kitchen LIttle is great also, unless you are satisfied with your hotel breakfast
17 August 2017|
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Response from sktyoung | Reviewed this property |
The seaport is great if you like historical places- very interesting demonstrations of how things were in the days of whale hunting- the aquarium is a must see also- I love the beluga whales! There is also a nice place... More