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United States Coast Guard Museum

15 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320-8100
+1 860-444-8510
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Beautiful Campus

My daughter insisted on visiting the Academy as part of her college tours. This campus did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ingenue C
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Lee's Summit, United States
Brought my son to see the USCGA and it was a big hit....

After finishing a camp in Connecticut, I brought my teenage son by to visit the USCGA and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark H
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320-8100
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"academy grounds"
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"driver's license"
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"life saving service"
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"special tour"
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"beautiful campus"
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"weapons"
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"cutters"
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"lifesaving"
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"information"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter insisted on visiting the Academy as part of her college tours. This campus did not disappoint. The museum was a wealth of knowledge for me since I knew very little about the Coast Guard. Definitely a nice place to stop for families with...More

Thank Ingenue C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finishing a camp in Connecticut, I brought my teenage son by to visit the USCGA and the Museum and it was a huge hit. Everyone was very nice, welcoming and, of course, professional. What an amazingly beautiful campus! Really made me wish I had...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had a nice time here. there was a lot to see and learned a lot. The kids had fun pretending to shoot the guns, as did the adults

1  Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our USS Halfbeak reunion crew (43 submariners and their significant other) all headed out across the Gold Star bridge (individual cars) to the US Coast Guard Academy for a special tour for our group. For around 5 years that Tom had spent in the Groton...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I visited this small but impressive museum on the USCG Academy grounds many years ago with my young sons when my oldest was interested in joining the USCG. I visited again recently as a tribute to my son for his proud USCG interest and service....More

Thank Anne P
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The museum is only one floor with a sign directing a visitor first down one level to admissions. Here a visitor will be directed back up one level to start the self tour. There is no admission, however just in the museum is a donation...More

1  Thank Jack L
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had no idea in how much the US Coast Guard has been involved, nor the history of the US Coast Guard, until I visited this museum! There is MUCH to read in this museum, and a good amount to look at, as well. This...More

2  Thank MEEEK
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is nice Museum. I suggest you make an appointment by phone to meet the Curator of this Museum because it is more Interesting to see this place with a knowledgeable person. New London ,Connecticut is the home of the famous USCGC Engle which is...More

3  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nice Museum to visit . You will gain a great deal of knowledge about the United States Coast Guard. Also take the time to walk the grounds just a wonderful place .

2  Thank Terps007
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A wonderful collection and display covering all the missions of the Coast Guard, Lifesaving Service and Lighthouse Service. A great place for families, Coasties and historians

3  Thank Jon H
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Elaine D
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Response from Anne P | Reviewed this property |
Just show your drivers license to the gate keeper and they will direct you.
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