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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: +1 888-973-2767
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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No matter the season, it's a GREAT visit!

If you can make this pilgrimage off-season, you'll have more time to linger and really enjoy each shop and venue. Several recent additions that are consistent with the feel and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Falls Church, Virginia
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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you can make this pilgrimage off-season, you'll have more time to linger and really enjoy each shop and venue. Several recent additions that are consistent with the feel and flavor of the place - very worthwhile, whether you're a local, or traveling from afar. Be prepared to be impressed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My mom and I spent two days in Mystic. This is a beautiful area with great restaurants, lovely places to stay and close to everything. The Mayflower is in dry dock being restored along side the Morgan

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience is worth the trip to Mystic. The big boats and the Musuem provided lots of seafaring knowledge. Everything in town is Mystic. But make sure you get to see the real Mystic Seaport and Musuem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mystic Seaport is an absolute must-see. There are three parts to Mystic Seaport: the working shipyard, the historic village, and the galleries. The shipyard doesn't make new ships but rather restores older ones: you are able to see all of the work they're doing. There is an entire exhibit on restoring the Charles W Morgan, as well as a model... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great. We did visit out of season so there was some repairs going on & some things were closed but it was really good. We liked the fact there were people in the 'shops/houses/boats' that would tell you the history & answer questions. We did feel the price should have been cheaper out of season considering not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Mystic over Columbus Day weekend on a very drizzly and overcast New England day (getting a glancing blow from a hurricane, actually) The weather really put a damper on our visit, but we soldiered on. Mystic Seaport is a combination of old ships and a preserved ship building town. Touring the ships is a neat experience, as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited 10/21/2016 on a chilly off and on wet day. I still enjoyed it. Lots of village buildings with historical interpreters to show you blacksmithing, chandlery, etc. Also the Morgan and several smaller ships can be boarded. You could spend a few hours or the day depending on your level of interest. Lots to see and many interesting photo... More 

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Pennsauken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the seaport for two days during our recent visit to Mystic. Our son loved being able to go on a few of the boats and he also enjoyed the children's museum. A must see if you are in the area!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Mystic Seaport in mid November on a weekday.. the crowds were very light and there was plenty to see and do. Many of the buildings are not heated or have minimal heat so it's good to bundle up even on a milder sunny day. You can board several of the ships on the piers, and... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have great events throughout the year. Interesting buildings and ships to tour. Friendly interpreters will share their wealth of knowledge about the exhibits. Fantastic photo opportunities everywhere.

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