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Mystic Aquarium

#4 of 34 things to do in Mystic Features Animals
55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Mystic Aquarium is always a fun place to come to enjoy all of the cuteness that exists in our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tiverton, Rhode Island
Way better than expected!

Had read a few reviews and was expecting a small aquarium with not many exhibits.....but this is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed yesterday

Mystic Aquarium is always a fun place to come to enjoy all of the cuteness that exists in our world. I always have a good time while visiting. The African Penguins are a hoot. I love watching them... I would be fine with just sitting...More

Thank glitterqueen1975
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had read a few reviews and was expecting a small aquarium with not many exhibits.....but this is actually a good size, well laid out and very eco-friendly. Loved the Beluga whales

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium on a weekend in August. There was a long line to enter, but we were able to bypass it by having purchased the "Sea Everything" pass at Mystic Seaport. The Mystic Aquarium is not huge, but it was well run and...More

Thank Measuretwice8
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting Mystic Aquarium during our annual visit to the grandparents has been a tradition for the last 15 years. Even though my girls are now 18 and 15 years old, we still have a good time visiting the aquarium. My girls are animal lovers, and...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Mystic Aquarium with family including 3 children ages 4-7. Everyone enjoyed the trip!!. They have a picnic area where you can enjoy your own food before/after visiting. They have plenty of restroom facilities which are constantly being cleaned. It is a little pricey,...More

Thank webdeb99usa
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the only aquarium I've been to (and I've been to several - New England, Wood's Hole, Ripley's in both Myrtle Beach and Gatlinburg) that has Beluga Whales! The tank is set up so you can view from both the surface of the water...More

Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great aquarium, plenty to see. The shows and exhibits were very interesting and well done. Lots of variety. The layout was easy to maneuver. Lucky for us it was a cooler, cloudy day as you do spend a lot of time outside....More

Thank debmoore013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was disappointed with the size of the place. For the admission price, I expected more. We did enjoy what we did see, just hoped for more.

Thank VulcanFury
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to the Newport Aquarium in Kentucky, Sea World and Marine Land....this place was great, kids were able to hand-feed some fish to the rays, hand-feed tropical birds and see so many wonderful animals. The light-up jelly fish and the Beluga whales (one...More

Thank Big_Daddy_Toges
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent one-half day here and really enjoyed it. I did a penguin encounter for an additional $89 which was information and fun. They also offer a trainer for a day and a beluga whale encounter but that was $179. There are informative and entertaining...More

Thank LDV27
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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. :)
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😊
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