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Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Aside from what's easily found online, the parking was generally close. The buildings were beautiful and it was easy to imagine I'd gone back in time. I enjoyed the demonstrations and heartfelt answers from the staff who clearly are where they are meant to be...More

Thank rileigh15
Reviewed 2 days ago

Traveled to visit the Seaport early in the morn8ng. Not a lot of foot traffic at that time. The volunteers were very knowledgeable about their different posts. Had a very nice chat with a women that was refurbishing one of the cables from a ship.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 2 days ago

My visit to Mystic Seaport, was not only pleasing it was educational, historical, a step back into a time of yesteryear. touring the tall ships the Charles W. Morgan, seeing the Amistad was for me most memorable. the tour of old buildings and seeing how...More

Thank Patty F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit this historical village with many buildings which demonstrate the way of life, trade, and shipping from the 1800's. Well presented information, friendly workers, a place for all ages to learn. Enjoy the special drama presentation about the art on display. Join in the singing...More

Thank med92014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday that was 32 degrees with wind felt like 20 degrees. We never saw the seaport and were excited to see what it was all about. They charged us full price though the place was desolate. There wasn’t much to...More

1  Thank pandapantsxo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit pretty view of the ships and boats in the water...we didnt pay the $27 a person to go inside but it seems as if there was lots to do and lots of history good for kids. Free parking

Thank Carla C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. Such great history with the Charles Morgan and the shops set up and all the boats on display. Loved it and can't wait to go back.

Thank pamelasp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to accumulate yourself to the Eastern board this is the place to visit. It may seem expensive but it was worth it. We spent about 7 hrs here. There is a lot to see and admire.It was truly amazing.I am glad they...More

Thank tmrlm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Seaport! Was warm enough to spend hours exploring. The ships and their history are fascinating, and the old town setup has authentic buildings moved to the site from other parts of Connecticut. Several friendly docents around with vast information on the history and...More

Thank ericjohnc2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having fallen in love with the Tall Ships as a kid, and having my Father teach me about the life of a seaport, being back here brought back fantastic memories! Lots to look at, and things to do. Love the history! I was able to...More

Thank sdavis357
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the museum and village very much. You can take it at your own pace and see as much or as little as you like. I would liken the New England coastal village experience with Williamsburg. I enjoy learning new things... More
Susan D
10 September 2017|
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Response from Ben_Theretoo406 | Reviewed this property |
Taber Inne is good advice, Among the very best restaurants in Mystic are Frank's Gourmet Grill and S&P Oyster Company. Ben has reviewed both. Kitchen LIttle is great also, unless you are satisfied with your hotel breakfast
17 August 2017|
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Response from sktyoung | Reviewed this property |
The seaport is great if you like historical places- very interesting demonstrations of how things were in the days of whale hunting- the aquarium is a must see also- I love the beluga whales! There is also a nice place... More