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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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Worst aquarium I’ve ever been to.

I’m confused as to why the reviews of this place are positive. I know that the sea lion exhibition... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kim O
New York City, New York
via mobile
Fish frenzy !!

Been wanting to stop here for years. My daughter is Autistic and loves fish. Great aquarium and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m confused as to why the reviews of this place are positive. I know that the sea lion exhibition was closed but this aquarium lacked a lot. No big sharks or dolphins. You could probably see this whole place in under an hour and to...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed yesterday

Been wanting to stop here for years. My daughter is Autistic and loves fish. Great aquarium and lots of shows to see. I recommend the sea lion show it was fabulous. Lots of great stuff to buy in the gift shop !!

Thank Disneyfan1971
Reviewed yesterday

They have little interactive exhibitions for kids where you get to touch different sea animals. If you want to come again next day you can get your ticket stamped and you can re-enter the next day for free.

Thank Khadijeh A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This aquarium is a great place to spend afternoon. Quite a bit to see in a small place. Beluga whales were fun to watch being trained. You can feed stingrays in their pool. A must see is the frog area. I would skip the 4D...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with the family at the Aquarium. We were able to see plenty of exhibits to excite the family. We traveled with our 6 year old grandson and he had a wonderful time reading the exhibits and learning about the different types...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love taking kids to this aquarium...Has everything from penguins... to Beluga whales ...to Sea lion shows... to exotic frogs ...to "touch" skate tanks... to sharks and a great jellyfish and eel exhibit. Kids get up close and personal with the animals. Especially worth going...More

1  Thank bill l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and i love to visit the Mystic Aquarium while in Mystic, CT. There is a wonderful outdoor experience with the large sea animals - the Beluga Whale, the Penquins and the other outdoor exhibits. Along with this is a summer outdoor bird exhibit...More

1  Thank NorwalkCat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent my childhood summers in CT but moved to PA when I was young. Mystic is one of the places I go every single time I come back to visit. It feels like it gets more and more expensive every time I go but...More

1  Thank cccarle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a native of the area, we can take for granted the amazing destinations our region offers. Mystic Aquarium is one of them! Of course Mystic Aquarium is a great place to visit as a child, but even a trip without the kids is an...More

1  Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time with the fish!! The ray petting pool was probably the coolest part of the trip. Highly recommend, especially if you have children. Recommend going early on weekends because it gets pretty packed around noon. Great jelly fish display also, thoroughly enjoyed the whole...More

1  Thank Shannon H
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Jack L
11 January 2018|
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Response from Juggling_Mom | Reviewed this property |
Agree, it is a very large lot, and in this season for sure parking should not be an issue.
Les F
3 January 2018|
Response from 776Michael1952 | Reviewed this property |
Download the Mystic aquarium app and purchase tickets online.i think it will be cheaper and cuts out the queues, walk straight in.
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. :)