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Mystic Seaport

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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: +1 888-973-2767
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929...
Mystic Seaport 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 world. The Museum's grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated 19th-century coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. Mystic Seaport is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT.
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mystic seaport is a must for a great vacation for all ages. You'll learn a lot of history while having fun. Horse and carriage rides around the venue, family restaurants, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

mystic seaport is a must for a great vacation for all ages. You'll learn a lot of history while having fun. Horse and carriage rides around the venue, family restaurants, and interactive features for some attractions. This is a typical old seafaring village with a restored whaling ship that you can tour and a hilarious live pirate show put on... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Loved our trip there. Stayed at The Whaler's Inn. Excellent location which enabled one to literally walk everywhere and see everything! The shops, the harbor, the restaurants - all superior. The pier had lots of seating so one could just watch the drawbridge go up/down and boats pass through. A very relaxing area and not near the hustle bustle compared... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A thoroughly enjoyable experience, touring this recreated seaport. Much imagination has gone into the creation, and credit to the people who staff it for their dedication - and friendliness

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Good value as you can visit twice the same week. This was nice because weather was very hot and it will take a minimum of several hours to see everything, especially if you want to ask questions about the ships and displays.

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Wingdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The seaport this year was a family event. My husband, myself and my parents all enjoyed the day that they had the classic boat show. We got there early, looked around at all the sights, and then the boat show. Amazing. We were lucky to sit by a local who was kind enough to explain the show, boats, and the... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I love walking around the seaport and exploring the many shops. So much to see and experience. The shops and the ships are wonderful.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were there with our two kids, age 6 & 10, & they loved it. They enjoyed touring the old tall ships & seeing what life was like "back then." The kids really liked the little plays they put on about whaling & pirates. There is something for everyone here and a lot to learn every time we visit.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great spot for kids and adults as well. Took a great boat ride, very reasonable. Also a horse and carriage tour - reasonable as well. Fabulous interactive kids museum. My grandkids built boats in the toy shop - which they loved (ages 11 and 7), some adults were building as well. They also dipped candles at another shop. Lovely little... More 

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Bronxville NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This a definite visit for anyone looking to step back into America's Sea going past. A working museum that includes authentic ships from our past. A very Educational and fun day. It's a recreation of a Fishing village with many shops and educational exhibits along the way. I loved it Great for the entire family.

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Corinth, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is such a unique place - everyone that goes to Mystic - this is a MUST to go to. The little buildings, the boats, they beautiful scenery and it is so entertaining. You learn alot about the area. Very enjoyable day

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