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Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
Phone Number: +1 888-973-2767
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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We love history and this venue has a lot. A short boat tour gave us a great overview....well done with a very nice guide....only $4. They would benefit from having more docents to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Englewood, New Jersey
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Englewood, New Jersey
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289 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love history and this venue has a lot. A short boat tour gave us a great overview....well done with a very nice guide....only $4. They would benefit from having more docents to explain things since much of this is self-guided. One note $3 for a bottle of water after paying $26 per adult for admission seemed a bit much.

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New Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We toured around the Seaport village and went to the planetarium show which was great. The speaker was very knowledgeable.

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent a few days in this area this summer. So much to see! It's actually a working seaport. They build and repair ships, so many old buildings have been moved there from other areas of the country. You can collections of all kinds of whaling tools, lanterns, a cordage factory as well as the Charles Morgan,... More 

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Northglenn, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're ever on the East Coast, don't forget to add Mystic to your list of stops !! This is one of the most charming little towns you'll ever hope to visit. Great shops, restaurants and views., oh, I almost forgot...., Draw Bridges !!! Just gorgeous !!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With 3 daughters under the age of 13, it was a bit difficult to get them onboard to visit the seaport, but once we started exploring they didn't want to leave! The tall ships were amazing, with just enough history for them so that they stay interested. They have hands on activities such as writing with quill and candle making... More 

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Mechanicville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on my husband's birthday - his admission was free for his birthday. The rest of us were on combo passes for aquarium and seaport. You could validate ticket before leaving - this allowed a return visit within one week of initial visit. There were plenty of interesting things to see and do. We saw a presentation at the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quaint maritime village giving visitors a glimpse into the past. Workers took the time to explain what they were doing and why it was an important part of the maritime industry. The rope walk showed how ships' ropes were made, the cooper was busy crafting barrels and explaining all their uses aboard ships and the pharmacist showed us how a... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a very hot day, so we probably spent less time walking around the Village than we normally would have. The printing shop was manned and the "printer" gave some interesting insights and demonstration as to how it got done in days gone by. Great for kids and families and history buffs. I'm sure if you read all the... More 

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Mountain City, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was full of history and lots of fun too! An old fishing village with a church, a home, a general store a shipyard, all with tour guides and docents. Plus wonderful staff that is dressed in the style of the whaling days, singing and demonstrating. This was just a wonderful way to spend the day in this lovely... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great day long activity if you are visiting Mystic. We are in our early 30s and we went with my parents (late 50s). We all enjoyed it. There is a shipyard where you can learn about old ships and how they were made and also see the staff working on restoring ships. We sprung for the boat... More 

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