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Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355
860-572-5955
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Mystic
Type: Aquariums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and research facility, where every underwater creature is more amazing than the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
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Delmar, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I've been to this aquarium a few times over the years and always love it. It is such a great little aquarium with a variety of sea life and an incredibly knowledgeable and friendly staff. This visit was no exception. It was the first time we brought our 2 year old to the aquarium and she had a ball. The... More

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Blue poi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We visited the Mystic Aquarium during the summer while they were offering free admission to military veterans. This acknowledgement was greatly appreciated by my family. The staff is young, full of energy and obviously loving their jobs working with and training the animals. The management solved an issue I had with n older staff member and proved that the aquarium... More

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Long Island, New York
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9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

On our recent trip to Mystic, we visited the aquarium on a Tuesday morning. The aquarium was not very crowded and we were able to navigate the aquarium and see everything without feeling rushed or waiting around to see anything. The price for admission is close to $30 (free for children 3 and under), but we decided to buy a... More

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This place is more than an aquarium. They have lots of animal exhibits as well as theaters and outside animal shows. They have Beluga whales, sharks , sea lions, and penguins.

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Middletown, New York
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93 reviews 93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Went in the middle of the week so no crowds. I loved the Beluga whales, could have stayed there all day. You can pet a small shark and sting rays. See blue lobsters and beautiful fish. Seal show can be skipped.

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Sydney, Australia
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364 attraction reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was my first encounter and their pure white skin and acrobatics are lovely to watch. There's lots to see and do, including a 4D theatre. Also at the aquarium is a fabulous Titanic - 12,450 Feet Below exhibit by Dr. Robert Ballard, founder and president of the Ocean Exploration Center and the man who discovered the Titanic.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I recently visited the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut for the first time while taking some time off from work. First off, much of the aquarium is outdoors, so I strongly recommend that you go during the warmer months. What they have is very good including numerous fish, jellyfish, seals, penguins and beluga whales among others there is an outdoor touch... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

So much to see and to do!! The aquarium had inside and outside displays. Good to visit on a day that isn't too hot! Food court handy. We all loved the 4 D movie and the Titanic display. They had a place to take a pix with the Titanic in the background (like the movie)! A diver in one of... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have never been a big fan of aquariums, zoos, etc., but we decided to stop here first during our two days in the Mystic area because we had purchased a combination ticket that included the aquarium as well as Mystic Seaport. We arrived about mid-day thinking maybe we would stay a couple of hours. But we didn't leave until... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We traveled two hours and got to mystic at 12 just to be told they were closing at 2 instead if their regular time of 4 because of a wedding. We payed 75 for two adults and 1 child. The only thing we actually enjoyed were the beluga whales. There are other exhibits but they are an extra charge. We... More

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