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Mystic Seaport Museum

Opens in 16 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission to Mystic Seaport
from USD 28.95*
Admission to Mystic Seaport
from USD 28.95*
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mayflower ii”(74 reviews)
Mystic Seaport Museum 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...more
Opens in 16 min
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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 2 days ago

Walking through the seaport museum was like going back in time. The ships, the buildings, the characters. It was wonderful. We ate at a little outdoor cafe while there and the food was very good. All in all, a very enjoyable afternoon.

Thank Sanndy100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To what is must have been like for seamen in the 1800s docking to a small town. It is a recreation of a small town complete with stores for goods and ship supplies. Most buildings were manned and staff knowledgeable about what that buildings function...More

1  Thank michaelbunero1959
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't get me wrong: this 1 star review does not reflect the overall quality of the museum, it is a statement against discrimination and totally improper and rude behavior towards paying customers. In fact the museum is great and deserves - depending on your interest...More

2  Thank ErwinW363
Reviewed 6 days ago

Touring the boats and museums we fun, the homes and buildings a great trip back in time. very much worth a visit,

Thank Mona L
Reviewed 1 week ago

On it's face, I thought the tickets to Mystic Seaport were fairly expensive at about $30 each, but we ended up spending nearly the entire day there -- making it a per/hour bargain. The variety of ships was fascinating, and they are well managed by...More

Thank ssherk
Reviewed 1 week ago

there were a few ships on display they were nice, there were a few buildings in the shipyard with some interesting info and seeing the mayflower 2. but thats about it. For the money, its not worth it i wouldn't spend the money again.

Thank crystalh2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historical exhibits, learn about whaling, building ships, see historic vessels, listen to chanteymen singing shanties. Lots of workshops like ropemaking, paint shop, blacksmithy, restoration of ships. Sail tours in the steamboat Sabino. Friendly volunteers.

Thank Natteheks
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited Mystic Seaport on a cool fall day on the recommendation of some locals. Currently, the Mayflower II is undergoing a major restoration at Mystic. It was neat watching the renovations occurring! What impressed me most was the fact that the...More

Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, well done, working seaport museum. Could easily have spent a half of a day here but didn’t have quite enough time to see it all

Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here expecting to spend about two hours. I left after four and only because I was hungry and meeting people. Everyone was friendly and eager to share the story of New England shipbuilding, whaling, and sailing. There are number of ways you can...More

Thank Eelvander
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15 August 2018|
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Response from MayVegas17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes..on leash but not in buildings or on ships. Plenty of places to walk around, kids strollers ok so sure the pet ones woul be fine.
15 August 2018|
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Response from Bostonian25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nauta53 has this correct. You generally see a number of dogs being walked around.
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6 August 2018|
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Response from Protoceratops | Reviewed this property |
The Olde Mystic village is right off the interstate and it is mostly shops and that is where the visitor center is. Further down the road is the Mystic Seaport Museum. There are 2 parts to the Mystic Seaport museum which... More