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Charles W. Morgan

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
+1 860-572-5315
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Charles Morgan

The last wooden whaling ship in the world. A true gem of our whaling history. Make a weekend of it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann A
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Mystic, Connecticut
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Real slice of history

This is a must see if you visit Mystic Seaport. It was our favorite part of the day! The guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gale U
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Buffalo, New York
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“whaling ship” (68 reviews)
“great ship” (8 reviews)
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Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last wooden whaling ship in the world. A true gem of our whaling history. Make a weekend of it with children and adults alike. Much to be seen at the Seaport Museum and then a visit to the Aquarium.

1  Thank Ann A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you visit Mystic Seaport. It was our favorite part of the day! The guides were informative and the ship well kept.

Thank Gale U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a second time and it was even better than the first. The volunteers are friendly and very knowledgeable. A must see if in Connecticut.

Thank FrannyDe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ship is the oldest whaling ship. It's pretty cool to enter the whole ship. The staff were very informative. The bunks were small I wonder how the crew fit in them. Creepy to walk on it!

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Morgan the Mystic Seaport's "crown jewel" for a reason. Nothing else like it exists anymore, and the Seaport volunteers love to tell you about just what makes it so unique. By exploring it's lower deck, you can see for yourself how the sailors of...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we boarded the Charles W. Morgan the interpreters did a great job explaining the life on the ship. We also got to see the crew lower the boats into the water during a whaling demonstration. The crew had a lookout in the crow's-nest to...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could easily spend an hour or more slowly walking along the ship, looking at every nook and cranny. Totally worth it.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The last whaling ship. This was just restored recently. Located in mystic seaport the ship is open to tour. It is.a.beautiful vessel, and of course is full of history. Beware though, you might find a spirit or two, as it is known to be haunted.

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our grandchildren really enjoyed everything, taking lots of pictures and just a really fun time had by all.

Thank Ed86351
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The Charles W. Morgan is one of the attractions in the Mystic Seaport. You can refer to my review on Mystic Seaport for more information. 1. Location It is docked at the Village section of the Seaport. 2. Getting onboard Take the bridged walkway onto...More

Thank DrNoelYeo
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Pauline G
28 December 2016|
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Response from tffd01 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a discount of about 4.00 per ticket if you buy them in the Olde Mistic Village.
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439kathyg
17 August 2016|
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Response from DanMarCo | Reviewed this property |
When is the festival? It's hot now.
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Rita K
7 February 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
The Charles W. Morgan will be at the Seaport at the wharf for the next several years. There is no sea journey planned.
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