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Mystic Seaport Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission to Mystic Seaport
from USD 28.95*
Admission to Mystic Seaport
from USD 28.95*
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“mayflower ii”(83 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
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
+1 860-572-0711
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2004

We took a family vacation with our 5 year old son to the Mystic area. We had a fantastic time at the Seaport. We enjoyed a ride on the Sabino. Our son really had fun climbing on the boats and going into the various exhibits....More

12  Thank Go15150
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 October 2010

Those people who have written good reviews of this must have gone to a different Mystic Seaport than I did. I have wanted to visit Mystic Seaport for many years and I finally made it. Sadly I was not impressed. We have been to Colonial...More

13  Thank bwco
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Seaport is a great walk around predominantly outdoor museum. Fantastic maritime history, ships, boats, buildings and amazing art. The museum staff are welcoming and interested in the museum and history. I recommend interacting with the staff to better appreciate your visit. Oh, and please...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Mystic Seaport Museum is a recreation of a 19th-century fishing village with wooden ships and a whole recreated fishing town. Its a reason alone to visit Mystic and is a full day adventure. A must visit for those of you interested in the history...More

Thank GrandTour782028
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum building per se holds several items of interest. But the access to the historic port area and old buildings nearby makes this visit truly special. Its proximity to fun downtown restaurants makes this a good first stop in Mystic.

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

THIS is a must do when visiting Mystic! Currently, the shipyard is repairing the Mayflower II! There is so much history from rope making to print press to old boats and a light house! Plan to be there a few hours to experience it all,...More

Thank TiffanyH2216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place . It’s so nice to see old villages saved and restored so others can see what it was like to live back then Shops needed a little cleaning , but otherwise nice to see The shipbuilding area was great. The new...More

Thank sandrawV2653PP
Reviewed 1 week ago

MYSTIC SEAPORT is a working shipyard and repair shop. Also on the large grounds are recreations of many types of shops and workplaces which house authentic goods from all over......and guides in each house or shop who are willing to teach you about their area...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience we had, from the wonderful welcome and kindness at the front desk, to the interesting displays, knowledgeable guided talks, gorgeous boats and ships, fun and interesting actors in some of the houses. The Charles W Morgan was a special highlight, especially...More

Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolutely incredible museum. If you are anywhere near it you have to go. It has a working shipyard, several ships that you can board and explore, a port city that you can walk through. I can't list all the sites to see....More

Thank adam-kelley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the sea port. Went into the museum. Went for a ride on the Sabine that served as a passenger boat and cargo carrier. It is the last of the coal -fired passenger steamers in America.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are whaling ships, coopers and a very nice displays of figureheads. A nice way to spend the day.

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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.
Marilyn C
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