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Walking on the Charles W. Morgan was like walking into our past. She is a fabulous whaling ship for days long gone. Her restoration seems perfect. We wish she'd find another benefactor who would sponsor another sailing trip.
The tour of the boat was great and the volunteer/docents were great explaining some of the details of the ship and answering questions. You get a real sense of what life was like on board, and I'm sure glad I didn't have to endure it!...More
a real whaling boat, the last of a fleet of 2700 vessels! built in 1841 is now a national historic landmark, it is possible to get on board and understand life on board. the interpreters are really good!
One can climb aboard, go down under to the captain and crew quarters and investigate the entire ship. This is the last of the whaling vessels intact in the U.S. There is also a display below deck of how the blubber was converted to oil...More
The Morgan is unique, in that it's the last remaining example of a whaling ship, and it's clear that considerable care has been lavished on its preservation. Just walking the upper and lower (watch your head -- low clearance!) decks conjures up life of another...More
After several days of Cape Cod and the Plymouth Ma area we made the drive to Mystic Seaport and museum. It was well worth the time and effort. We found the Charles P Morgan to be the most interesting of the area by far. Just...More
We went to Mystic Seaport yrs ago it has grown . We went in Sept less crowds. LOVED IT. The singing out of the ships is something to hear. The demonstrations throughout the village are very informative. We made this main focus of our trip...More