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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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Manageable 1/2 day aquarium

We visited on a sunny day with kids ages 3 to 14. Lots to see and learn. Good value for the price... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
randi g
via mobile
Daycare Field trip

Brought my daycare kids here. We have always loved this aquarium and the changing exhibits. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
aperreault93
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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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“sea lions” (245 reviews)
“titanic exhibit” (152 reviews)
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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
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"titanic exhibit"
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"outdoor exhibits"
in 77 reviews
"marine life"
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"touch tank"
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"sea world"
in 34 reviews
"sting ray"
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"bird exhibit"
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"d movie"
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"penguin encounter"
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"great exhibits"
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"a bit pricey"
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"gift shop"
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"rainy day"
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"kids and adults"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on a sunny day with kids ages 3 to 14. Lots to see and learn. Good value for the price of admission. Educational 15 minute “shows” along with a good amount of hands on activities. And, unlike most similar attractions the gift shop...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brought my daycare kids here. We have always loved this aquarium and the changing exhibits. This most recent visit we felt the Exploration:Wild! exhibit was very dark to the point where it was unsafe. Children were running around,playing games, throwing things, and you couldn't see....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

During our stay in R.I we had seen a billboard for Mystic Aquarium. After looking on line for the hours and cost we decided to take a trip to Mystic. Upon arrival at the ticket booth we were told a few exhibits were closed due...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiance and I visited Mystic in February alone as a weekend away. I was sad to see that the shark tank and sting ray tank (inside) weren't open in the winter and there were no seal shows(I'm sure that they enjoy the time off...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice way to spend a day. Gets very busy on weekends and school breaks. Generally has good exhibits. The penguins and beluga whales are great!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mystic Aquarium is open year round. I had never visited an aquarium in the winter before, but I did this January. I was pleasantly surprised. It was a Thursday & no crowds. I bought my ticket on line for an added savings. The 4-D...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to c penguin,seal show. Kids will like this place it’s good to c these marine creature. It will make kids happy and exited. My son was excited to see colorful fishes

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my three grandsons, son & daughter-in-law here for a day trip( we live close)! My first shock was admission price! Now, my husband & I take our son and his family on all kinds of trips everywhere so I am used to high...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was small, but enjoyable. My 3 year old and 1 year old LOVED the whales, and Juno is a new friend :). They also really enjoyed the sea lion show. The gift shop is cute, well stocked, and well priced. We came home with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The aquarium is clean, the staff is personable. It's smaller than other places I have been but still nice for quick trip.

Thank chuia23
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Jack L
11 January 2018|
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Response from Juggling_Mom | Reviewed this property |
Agree, it is a very large lot, and in this season for sure parking should not be an issue.
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Les F
2 January 2018|
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Response from 776Michael1952 | Reviewed this property |
Download the Mystic aquarium app and purchase tickets online.i think it will be cheaper and cuts out the queues, walk straight in.
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Denise L
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Response from Maria B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $36.99 Seniors (age 60+): $31.99 Youth (age 13-17): $30.99 Children (age 3-12): $26.99 Children (age 2 & under): Free If you book online before you go, you can save 10%. It can be quite expensive if there are a... More
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