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Address: 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 860-572-5955
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and...
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.
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Do not miss, especially with kids

I have been a member of Mystic Aquarium in the past when my kids were younger. It makes sense if you plan to visit at least 2x a year to become a member and enjoy the perks. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I have been a member of Mystic Aquarium in the past when my kids were younger. It makes sense if you plan to visit at least 2x a year to become a member and enjoy the perks. This aquarium is clean, well run and they have so much to see and learn about life under the sea. This is a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The beluga whales were great to watch they come up to the glass and interact that was my favorite part. The sea lion show was also good. We also did the 4D theatre which I would pass on next time $6. per person I didn't think it was anything special 15 minute show it was really bothering my eyes which... More 

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Valley Stream, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Drove from two hours away to visit this wonderful Aquarium, made a whole adventure out of it. It was small but still really great.

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Ledyard, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

expect to spend money in mystic no matter what place is small but clean and fun for small kids parking is ok had a goodtime

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90 reviews 90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a great place for younger kids to watch and see sea animals. Lots of things to see and watch you won't be disappointed. Was a blistering cold day so we tried to stay inside as much as possible. My personal favorite was watching the sea lion show. Highly recommend...

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Berkley, MA
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had a wonderful time visiting Mystic Aquarium, we especially loved their 4 D show, it is worth the extra $$.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

One of the best and biggest Aquariums around. Took 4 hours just to see it all. Well worth the trip. We actually rode the motorcycle from Mass. & went and stayed at friends in RI after.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A manageable size, wonderful sea creatures, especially the beluga. Love this place. Not quite so sure about the show - was overly self-conscious in its attempt to combine fun with educaiton

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Visiting from Eastern MA, trying to find a quick escape from the snow(6ft and counting) only to find out after spending way too much on a hotel next to the Aquarium that they are closed the one full day we are in town. Now stuck in Mystic with nothing to do, 2 upset kids and $400 poorer. Is it snowy,... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My family and I go here every other February since 2008 and the most recent time was 2014 and it was amazing. We usually also go to the north Carolina aquariums for the other February and they are bigger but here the people are great, the jellyfish and beluga whales are my personal favorite but the horseshoe crab petting is... More 

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