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Mystic Aquarium

#4 of 33 things to do in Mystic Features Animals
55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Very nice to visit but a little expensive.

Stop by the Aquarium on our way home from the Mystic Ct. area. Even with our senior discount and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful sea animals and indoor exhibits!

Mystic Zoo is a great place to visit with the family! My sister and I took our teenagers and they... 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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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed yesterday

Stop by the Aquarium on our way home from the Mystic Ct. area. Even with our senior discount and our AARP membership, it still cost us $50 for two tickets. We did enjoy the place looking at all the sea animals but was it worth...More

Thank Missy3
Reviewed yesterday

Mystic Zoo is a great place to visit with the family! My sister and I took our teenagers and they really enjoyed the experience. Close encounter with whales, sharks, and penguins! I definitely would recommend this zoo!

Thank Blanche M
Reviewed yesterday

Mystic Aquarium is a great aquarium! We had a great day! Loved the stingray pool and the beluga whales! Oh, and the aviary where you can feed the birds was so much fun! The birds were landing on all of us - we loved it!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed yesterday

A decent, though far from overwhelming, display of sea life. Confusingly laid out. The shows are scattered, several require additional payment on top of the already over-priced admission, and they all seem to take place on the same schedule, leaving plenty of gaps in between...More

Thank BartGNYC
Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided it was high time that our family went to the aquarium, and, when I asked friends if we should do this one or Boston, they all said Mystic. Glad we listened to them! What a beautiful place! Parking is free and abundant. Tickets...More

Thank LithiaLady
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's not huge, but I loved it. I went during an evening event so some of the critters were asleep. I would love to go back during the day.

Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great aquarium but needs more parking. Awesome sea lion show and areas to touch stingrays and sharks. A lot of the exhibits are outdoors so if you go on a hot sunny day like we did make sure to bring sunscreen and lots of water.

Thank nchaos
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mystic Aquarium is a great indoor/outdoor space with with interesting and informative exhibits. Kids and grown ups love it! The setting is intimate and the lighting is done very well to highlight the animals. I was disappointed to see a beluga whale in captivity....More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mystic Aquarium is a wonderful place to spend time alone, with family or friends. They have sea lions (there's a show with them as well), belugas, penguins, sharks, turtles, stingrays, and many others curious fishes and creatures. Everyone lives in their proper environments and are...More

Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best aquarium I have been so far. My 2nd visit for mother's day even thought it was a bit cold. It was also my daughter's 13th bday and her gift was the beluga encounter which my partner and her LOVED it. The staff is...More

1  Thank Xana R
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janet m
12 May 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
don't know about #2 but rainy days are great. you can spend a few minutes outdoors with the belugas and penguins but there is cover there too, but most of the exhibits are indoors. It really is a great rainy day... More
Marion T
7 March 2017|
Response from Strykerct | Reviewed this property |
Personally owned, but golf carts all used by staff.
Lisa J
20 December 2016|
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Response from Molly S | Reviewed this property |
if crowds bother you, I'd go with Maritime. They Mystic Aquarium is indeed lovely and very kid-friendly but because of those things, it's usually wall-to-wall with people, particularly field trips with lots of kids, and not... More