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Mystic is great. My son was a nut for bridges, he knows every kind and this one is awesome. In... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claudio A
historic draw bridge

I love the bridge that goes into the village however it can be a pain if you are stuck waiting for... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
Barry N
Coventry, Rhode Island
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U.S. Route 1 over Mystic River, Groton - Stonington, Mystic, CT 06355
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mystic is great. My son was a nut for bridges, he knows every kind and this one is awesome. In fairness, just seeing my sons reaction made it for me. Worth the trip if in the area, in general a lot to do in this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claudio A
Reviewed 13 January 2019

I love the bridge that goes into the village however it can be a pain if you are stuck waiting for a boat to go thru it. I guess it is part of the ambiance. Once over the bridge is the town itself and that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Okay. I wouldn't hang around just waiting for boat traffic to cause this bridge to rotate. But we had the fun experience of seeing this happen while passing along on a boat. Cool.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We were visiting the Mystic area and decided to check out the downtown area. Sadly, it was during the first snowball of the season and most stores were closed. We have seen other bridges like this one so we had to see it and compare...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tekkybob
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The Mystic River Bascule Bridge draws people of all ages. Tourists and locals alike love to gather and watch the drawbridge raise, allow the boats to pass, then lower again. A fascinating piece of historical engineering still used multiple times daily, year round. When in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Nice walk over the old bridge. We were hoping we would get to see it open but it didn't open while we were there. The view from the bridge is beautiful and there is a plaque on the bridge with some of the history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RocklandKris
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This bascule bridge is almost 100 years old, having opened in 1920. It is located on Route 1 and open to both traffic and pedestrians. If you’re lucky enough to watch it operation that is an added bonus but if not, then driving / walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Although we were not able to see the bridge open, we drove and walked across it. The engineering and labor that went into building that bridge are phenomenal.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a really cool bridge we got to see while we were in Mystic. Not a bad place to see a sunset too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loriicenhour
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Attractive structure to walk across with great views. Fun to watch the drawbridge in action. Worth a look from either side.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from nathans1234 | Reviewed this property |
They do called MYSTIC AND SHORELINE VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER, 27 Coogan Blvd #1d, Mystic, CT 06355, USA google that and you should find there number .