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Mystic Seaport

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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 888-973-2767
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Climb on a whaling ship, raise a ship's sails or simply meander around...
Climb on a whaling ship, raise a ship's sails or simply meander around this extraordinary world of all things maritime, where there is a multitude of things to see and do. America's largest maritime museum, the complex comprises a recreated 19th-century seafaring village, exhibit galleries and a shipyard with the most extensive collection of boats in the U.S.
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gate charge is high for average family small but clean ok day out with family just expect to spend money

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Ledyard, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

gate charge is high for average family small but clean ok day out with family just expect to spend money

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Mystic Seaport and Mystic Village are charming places to visit if you love the ocean, beach or anything nautical! I went in the colder months so a lot of it wasn't open but from what I saw it was beautiful! It is a nice place to walk around and explore. We went in the gift shop which is pretty big... More 

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Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you love history and the sea, there's no better place to enjoy both. Set on the scenic Mystic River, Mystic Seaport takes the visitor back in time to an era when sailing ships ruled the seas and sailors found their bearings in the sky. It's a replica of an entire seaside town with everything from a shop where old... More 

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West Hempstead, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While staying at Foxwoods we took a side trip to Mystic Seaport for the day and went to the aquarium which is a great acquarium. Went to the shops at Mystic right across the street. I love going in and out of the quaint shops. Its a nice day out. The Seaport itself is a little pricey and really not... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Mystic Seaport is a step back to the Old World - truly authentic and extremely informative. We enjoyed the history immensely.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went there for this "Gala" reopening. My son's 13th birthday. Advertising stated we could explore the MayflowerII. Nope. Disappointed. Only a few shops open. Disappointing. No food shops open. Had to walk to Latitude 41. Great food. High prices. We went to the Aquarium after lunch. At least they were fully open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have been here probably more than 2 dozen times in the past 6 years. Our kids have come here since they were infants and there is always something for them. For me, I just love walking around and drinking it all in. My husband loves taking a ride on the Sabino steamboat and a horse and buggy ride around... More 

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Hampden, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Loved the Seaport- even in the rain. Very scenic. The shops in the area were quaint. The people were friendly, and very eager to help. The food in town was delicious. It definitely left me wanting to return & check out more of the sights. Our hotel was close by making it very easy to navigate it.

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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a "living museum" and looks like a old seaport town. Each building houses something of interest - how documents were printed, how rope was made, a bank, etc. In some of the buildings people, dressed in period outfits, explain the content or how life was lived in the day. There are boats to tour and ride, special exhibits... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Informative & fun for 3 to 4 hours - very pretty. e enjoyed the printers shop and the boat restoration area as well as touring the whaler.

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