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Mystic Aquarium

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Address: 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
Phone Number: 18605725955
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Luminescent Jellyfish

What can I say, I'm a big fan of those glowing, weird jellyfish, and they had a few there, pulsing their lights like underwater stars. We went in the morning during the week and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Zoey M
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Woodstock, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mystic Aquarium is wonderful. The beluga whales are amazing coming right up to the glass to see your 16 month old daughter, the sea life is everywhere, the staff is helpful, nice and hands on. You get a wonderful experience walking around checking out the penguins on one side then frogs and turtles around the bend. A must see for... More 

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Woodstock, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say, I'm a big fan of those glowing, weird jellyfish, and they had a few there, pulsing their lights like underwater stars. We went in the morning during the week and managed to avoid any crowds. It is not a huge aquarium but the size actually makes it more doable, especially for families with children. The Baluga... More 

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Thank Zoey M
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Aquarium is small but the displays are done well. Was particularly drawn to the tanks with the different jellyfish and sea coral - many of which I have not seen previously. The admission fee is high for what this is but, I do realize that they have a large overhead and the animals/fish must be cared for.

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Thank Lester B
Whiting, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Mystic Aquarium on a recent road trip. This is a well run educational and research facility with well designed displays. It's not huge so you can easily see the entire facility in one day. As you walk through the place, there are indoor and outdoor exhibits with a Beluga whale in one large tank with large glass... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently visited the aquarium with our son,daughter in law & grandsons. Enjoyed all the exibits! Nice for walking & seeing turtles, dogs & birds! Sea lion show was awesome too!

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Thank Linda L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great aquarium, the beluga whales were fascinating. Loved them, great for kids of all ages and I am 67.

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Thank Dukester66
Fort Ann, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love that you walk in and right away see the Beluga Whale Exhibit. You can see them from above and then go underground for another view. Then on to the Sea Lions , don't miss out on the show it's great !! Not a huge Aquarium but it's clean and very nice

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Minersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Aquarium was nice size and if you like aquariums you will enjoy it even though it is not real big. Many exhibitions and able to interact with some of the fish.

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Butler, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Belgua whales is there claim to fame. For the price a little small and not a lot of sea life, especially outside.More of a teaching type place vs typical aquarium

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to a wedding here this past weekend. Absolutely beautiful!! Juno, the Beluga Whale was a big hit. Food was excellent, room was amazing & staff was very helpful.

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