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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
Phone Number: +1 888-973-2767
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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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A Boater's Disneyland

For the pure-bred sailors, this is your Disneyland. Plan on a full day, rain or shine. Avoid the holidays in order to avoid screaming kids and crowds. The pleasant aroma of wood... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the pure-bred sailors, this is your Disneyland. Plan on a full day, rain or shine. Avoid the holidays in order to avoid screaming kids and crowds. The pleasant aroma of wood, pine tar and waterfront sets the stage for a unique cultural experience. Although NE sailors can become myopic about sailing and sailing traditions in the United States, sailors... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place and a fun fact weekend. The staff was both entertaining and knowledgeable. we paid one price but that was good for a two day visit. Would like to go back in warmer weather and take a boat ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you can make this pilgrimage off-season, you'll have more time to linger and really enjoy each shop and venue. Several recent additions that are consistent with the feel and flavor of the place - very worthwhile, whether you're a local, or traveling from afar. Be prepared to be impressed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I spent two days in Mystic. This is a beautiful area with great restaurants, lovely places to stay and close to everything. The Mayflower is in dry dock being restored along side the Morgan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience is worth the trip to Mystic. The big boats and the Musuem provided lots of seafaring knowledge. Everything in town is Mystic. But make sure you get to see the real Mystic Seaport and Musuem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mystic Seaport is an absolute must-see. There are three parts to Mystic Seaport: the working shipyard, the historic village, and the galleries. The shipyard doesn't make new ships but rather restores older ones: you are able to see all of the work they're doing. There is an entire exhibit on restoring the Charles W Morgan, as well as a model... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great. We did visit out of season so there was some repairs going on & some things were closed but it was really good. We liked the fact there were people in the 'shops/houses/boats' that would tell you the history & answer questions. We did feel the price should have been cheaper out of season considering not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Mystic over Columbus Day weekend on a very drizzly and overcast New England day (getting a glancing blow from a hurricane, actually) The weather really put a damper on our visit, but we soldiered on. Mystic Seaport is a combination of old ships and a preserved ship building town. Touring the ships is a neat experience, as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited 10/21/2016 on a chilly off and on wet day. I still enjoyed it. Lots of village buildings with historical interpreters to show you blacksmithing, chandlery, etc. Also the Morgan and several smaller ships can be boarded. You could spend a few hours or the day depending on your level of interest. Lots to see and many interesting photo... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the seaport for two days during our recent visit to Mystic. Our son loved being able to go on a few of the boats and he also enjoyed the children's museum. A must see if you are in the area!

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