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Mystic Aquarium

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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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Nice little aquarium

This aquarium has a few outdoor displays and then a main indoor area (with a smaller area associated with the movie theaters). Don't come expecting something showy rather it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Kent, Ohio
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merrick, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went to this Aquarium and enjoyed it. When you buy the ticket on the first day they allow you to come back 2 more times once you have the ticket validated. The sea lion show was good. Just my husband and I went but I know our grandchildren would have loved it.

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Kent, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This aquarium has a few outdoor displays and then a main indoor area (with a smaller area associated with the movie theaters). Don't come expecting something showy rather it is an easy to visit spot with relatively limited walking. It was quite crowded towards the end of our visit so I recommend coming first thing in the morning.

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COLLIERVILLE
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Well laid out, lots to see, just enough written information to be interesting but not overwhelming. Informative and helpful employees at each of the major exhibits who give a short, informative speech and answer any questions. If at all possible: GO after 3:00 pm when all the tour groups and toddlers have gone home. You can even purchase a ticket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Aquarium provides free parking and is easily located right off the highway. Indoor and outdoor activities are welcomed by this Mom so you can get out of the heat on a hot summer day. Interactive experiences with sting rays and the touch tank engage young hands and minds. The penguins are our favorite. I would become a member because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the Mystic Aquarium at the end of July. Tickets are very pricey but I usually don't mind with aquariums /zoos as I hope most of the money goes to the animals. Upon entering the beluga whales are awesome and the best part of the aquarium. Sea lion SWAT show was OK. I would have liked a more straight... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My favorite aquarium, by far. Although I love the sea lions and whales, my absolute favorite creatures here are the jellyfish. I could watch them all day. The aquarium always has amazing ambience. The fish tanks look dreamy and vibrant. There is an excellent variety of species and the displays are useful. I've been to the Titanic exhibit a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Typically, we last about an hour at a museum or aquarium, but we were here for at least 2 and a half hours. Me, my mom, and my almost two year old got to the aquarium at 9:30. We had just enough time to check out the belugas, sea lions, and penguins before heading to the sea lion show at... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I was at Mystic on June 6, 2015. Not inside, but was standing outside with many more people who came there to raise awareness about whales and dolphins captivity. Not many know that none of the beluga whales that lived or live on Mystic were rescued - either captured, or bred. Only three still alive, the rest died, as these... More 

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visit mystic aquarium twice a year. My children love it. We enjoyed the beluga whales, the seal exhibit, feeding the sting rays and the bird enclosures. We hope to visit again in the fall.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a lot like many other aquariums. Not very special. Good enough to visit if there is nothing else to do. Young children will probably find it very fun and exciting.

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Additional Information about Mystic Aquarium

Address: 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 860-572-5955
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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