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Mystic Aquarium

#4 of 33 things to do in Mystic Features Animals
55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Mystic Aquarium

Excellent aquarium. The sea lion show was hilarious. My wife and son enjoyed that the aquarium is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peabody, United States
Fun for the kids of all ages

The aquarium was a fun place for our 6 and 2 year old grandchildren to visit. They could see the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355-1997
+1 860-572-5955
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent aquarium. The sea lion show was hilarious. My wife and son enjoyed that the aquarium is half indoors and half outdoors with a mix of zoo and marine animals. We were happy to see that the aquarium is used as a backdrop for weddings.

Thank demetriosk339
Reviewed yesterday

The aquarium was a fun place for our 6 and 2 year old grandchildren to visit. They could see the animals up close. The sea lion show was great. It is a bit pricey but then what isn't now a days , great place, staff...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our 2nd trip to Mystic Aquarium with our son, daughter-in-law & grandchildren, & did not disappoint. This time it was very crowded, but was still voted as 'cool'! Plenty to see, plenty to do with interactive displays, & an entertaining 4D cinema experience...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The aquarium was definitely smaller but was a perfect trip for our 1.5 year old daughter and her age group. The whale and sea lion exhibits were the best by far. All other aspects of the aquarium were your normal aquarium fish displays. Good 3...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Overpriced for the experience. Admission for Adults is $35, which is a expensive for what you get in my opinion. However, you can get a $10 discount if you buy a combo pass with the Seaport at the Seaport, but you have to ask for...More

Thank 50StatesBy50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the aquarium. But it cost us $90 for two adults and one child. Three drinks were $9 and lunch was over $40.

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to visit the aquarium with my daughter and her 6 month old twins. There is enough room to negotiate a twin stroller. We went in a Friday morning so not as crowded as a weekend. Not as large as some other aquariums I've been...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Mystic Aquarium is your usual aquarium with the usual exhibits. Nothing special. Whales were the most entertaining out of all. But the keeper at the penguin exhibit was extremely knowledgable and friendly. She told us all about their stories and lifecycle. It was really...More

Thank bookofadventures
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had so much fun here today. We went early with our 5&3 year old. We purchased tickets online and got 10% off ( if you get your tickets validated they are good for 2 days after the original purchase, which is awesome if you are...More

1  Thank luccamom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was a bit skeptical about how this aquarium would be because it is a smaller one. We loved everything about it. Courteous workers everywhere that were very knowledgeable too! All the displays were really nice. We enjoyed our visit!

Thank Corri34
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janet m
May 12, 2017|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
don't know about #2 but rainy days are great. you can spend a few minutes outdoors with the belugas and penguins but there is cover there too, but most of the exhibits are indoors. It really is a great rainy day... More
Marion T
March 7, 2017|
Response from Strykerct | Reviewed this property |
Personally owned, but golf carts all used by staff.
Lisa J
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Molly S | Reviewed this property |
if crowds bother you, I'd go with Maritime. They Mystic Aquarium is indeed lovely and very kid-friendly but because of those things, it's usually wall-to-wall with people, particularly field trips with lots of kids, and not... More