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Mystic Aquarium

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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Spent a cold afternoon visiting the aquarium to see the beluga whales, penguins, sea Lilian’s and a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eileen C
Vernon, Vermont
Enjoyed the aquarium

Lots to see. Very informative. Loved the Beluga whales. Spent quite a bit of time there, has a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Strongsville, Ohio
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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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“titanic exhibit” (152 reviews)
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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a cold afternoon visiting the aquarium to see the beluga whales, penguins, sea Lilian’s and a lot of fish. The sea lion show was fun.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to see. Very informative. Loved the Beluga whales. Spent quite a bit of time there, has a nice gift shop also. Highly recommend.

Thank LaurPall
Reviewed 4 days ago

I frequently visited Mystic Aquarium with my grandchildren. They always enjoyed the variety of exhibits. My husband and I also enjoyed the exhibits and did two of the contact programs, whales and penguins. The contact programs inspired me so much I wanted to learn more...More

Thank RhodeIslandNurse
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous aquarium. Visited here about 8 years ago; driving to Boston so we purposely stopped to visit again with the kids now in their late teens. The aquarium was as amazing as I remembered it. Everyone had a fantastic time. We love the Beluga Whale...More

Thank LMJTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

My mom and I had a fantastic day at the Aquarium in Mystic. She is in her mid 70s and had no trouble getting around to see the fish and animals - everything was very accessible. The highlight for us was adding on a Penguin...More

Thank mysticjen784
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been visiting Mystic Aquarium since I moved to Mystic 20 years ago. An amazing facility, I have visited many aquariums around the world and Mystic is definitely one of the very best. Don't miss this amazing place.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This institution houses a fantastic array of marine animals and fish It is a wonderful experience for every age. We have gone many times and every time it is new and exciting

Thank elkcrossing2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

All of the exhibits were very well done and the range of animals was amazing! We spent almost an entire day here and are looking forward to trying out one of their encounters soon!

Thank Kelyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is good for a day visit. Pretty small compared to other places we’ve gone. I mean, my boyfriend and I had a good time. But I guess being able to visit the New England Aquarium in Boston makes this place very small and...More

Thank mycutebulldog
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lot of fun. Especially the Beluga whales. Not everything was available to see at this time of year.

Thank PMMM53
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Denise L
10 August 2017|
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Response from thinair6 | Reviewed this property |
I found a discount per ticket when I booked online rather than at the gate. :)
8 August 2017|
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Response from Hunterjumpergirl357 | Reviewed this property |
I would say you are rushing it. At the seaport there are scheduled demo that talk about the building that you are in. At aquarium it also takes all day, if you have kids it will take a bit longer. Hope that helps😊
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