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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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Fun time with the family

Had a wonderful time with the family at the Aquarium. We were able to see plenty of exhibits to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bridgeport, Connecticut
via mobile
Great aquarium

We love taking kids to this aquarium...Has everything from penguins... to Beluga whales ...to Sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bill l
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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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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with the family at the Aquarium. We were able to see plenty of exhibits to excite the family. We traveled with our 6 year old grandson and he had a wonderful time reading the exhibits and learning about the different types...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love taking kids to this aquarium...Has everything from penguins... to Beluga whales ...to Sea lion shows... to exotic frogs ...to "touch" skate tanks... to sharks and a great jellyfish and eel exhibit. Kids get up close and personal with the animals. Especially worth going...More

1  Thank bill l
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i love to visit the Mystic Aquarium while in Mystic, CT. There is a wonderful outdoor experience with the large sea animals - the Beluga Whale, the Penquins and the other outdoor exhibits. Along with this is a summer outdoor bird exhibit...More

1  Thank NorwalkCat
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent my childhood summers in CT but moved to PA when I was young. Mystic is one of the places I go every single time I come back to visit. It feels like it gets more and more expensive every time I go but...More

1  Thank cccarle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a native of the area, we can take for granted the amazing destinations our region offers. Mystic Aquarium is one of them! Of course Mystic Aquarium is a great place to visit as a child, but even a trip without the kids is an...More

1  Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time with the fish!! The ray petting pool was probably the coolest part of the trip. Highly recommend, especially if you have children. Recommend going early on weekends because it gets pretty packed around noon. Great jelly fish display also, thoroughly enjoyed the whole...More

1  Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit with a 2 year old however I do think they should lower the price during the winter season when a lot of the outside is not open which I can totally understand due to weather issues. Loved the fact that it...More

1  Thank Gail H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the aquarium on a Sunday in early December. The weather was brisk, but not unbearable outside. This was good because several of the exhibits (beluga whale, penguin and seal) are viewed outdoors. We were very impressed with how attentive and knowledgable the staff...More

Thank Juggling_Mom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in August 2017 during evening hours when admission is significantly less. We highly recommend visiting during this time, as the aquarium is not crowded, so you can really enjoy things at your leisure. Some of the indoor areas are looking a bit worn,...More

1  Thank rogerdc78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and do here, even in the winter. There is a Sea Lion show and Ray Touch Tank that have specific times. Beluga Whales, Seals and Sea Lion feedings and training sessions which change times daily so they don't get regimented. I got...More

1  Thank 900Paula2011
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Jack L
12 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.
Les F
3 January 2018|
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.
Denise L
11 August 2017|
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Response from thinair6 | Reviewed this property |
I found a discount per ticket when I booked online rather than at the gate. :)