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Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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USD 28.95*
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USD 249.00*
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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

Spent an afternoon at the seaport nice place to visit, but if it wasn't part of the tour I would have passed this place up.

Thank MinisterGee
Reviewed 2 days ago

saw the restoration process of the Mayflower 2, the whaling boat was very interesting, nice shops with people explaining their trades from the old days. great for everyone

Thank michael m
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are a travel-loving family of three. Mystic Seaport had something for all of us. Not easy to do with a very active 11-year-old boy. We enjoyed the many buildings and ships that were a part of Mystic Seaport. My son especially enjoyed taking a...More

Thank happythreesome
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Get the feel of Mystic in the 1800s as you visit a village with lighthouse, homes, school, church, merchants, and waterfront with ships. There is also an interactive museum with a wealth of info on the history of boats, ships, whaling, and other seafaring activities....More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just got to Mystic and have only driven around. But it's stunning. Ready to explore tomorrow and visit the shops.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an experience! Spent the whole day here from the time they opened till they closed and still didn't have a chance to see everything. We enjoyed the water views, all the ships, shops, restaurants and the highlight, sailing on a small sailboat twice. You...More

Thank diannemendat
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Mystic Seaport Museum features marvelous old ships, the re-creation of a 19th Century New England seafaring village, and a relaxed, typically uncrowded, friendly atmosphere conducive to leisurely strolls and the contemplation of a long-past era. My wife and I are from NYC and we...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing places! Real wooden ships and old seaport town with real vendors that explain and show how the work was done back in the days! I loved it!

Thank Olga C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went into Mystic as a stop on a road trip and planned to walk around the old seaport. Sadly it's $28.95 pp which can't be justified when you have so little time there. Also, some of the houses can be looked at from outside the...More

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Beluga whales are majestic at the Mystic Aquarium and the recreated turn-of-the-century whaling town - including a tall ship to board / tour - was a fantastic mini-vacation for me, my husband and my teenage son. Also great was the fact that it was...More

Thank Lucindy O
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20 September 2017|
Response from clarson2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that the museum s necessarily a "must see" for everyone. There is some walking at the seaport but benches are available and it really is so nice for a relaxing day. It is definitely stroll worthy
Susan D
11 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
18 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