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Mystic Museum of Art

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small but lovely

This charming art gallery is situated on the shores of Mystic River. The manicured gardens are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eclectic but nice

It’s a nice building right on the river. You have to pay for parking but might as well use this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bordering the Mystic River, this complex features changing art exhibitions, special events and classes. A nonprofit organization created by an artist colony in 1913, the association boasts a membership of over 1,200 artists. Travelers can partake of...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2592
+1 860-536-7601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This charming art gallery is situated on the shores of Mystic River. The manicured gardens are beautiful, and the bright galleries are lovely. They let in enough natural light to highlight the works on display. You won't need long here as it's a pretty tiny...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice building right on the river. You have to pay for parking but might as well use this parking to see the rest of the same area. Art is subjective so some of the collections were not my style but the museum itself...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Davidcarmytraveler
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Spent a couple of hours in the museum with friends, one of whom is a sailor and painter. Thoroughly enjoyed the many Soderberg paintings on display. Loved the paintings featuring local streets and people. That there is no charge to explore the museum is incredible...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BKstravel
Reviewed April 20, 2019

They are a great little museum (and free!) that showcases a lot of local artists and talent. Many changing exhibitions, so something new every time I go back. And right on the water with parking. I started my day there and explored downtown Mystic on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LoriMG2019
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We are so fortunate to have this in our community. I attend all of the exhibitions, and am always impressed by their quality.. This is a must-see for every visitor to the Mystic area. If you are local, and have never looked into the wealth...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 28, 2019

They really engage and promote local artists, even with their permanent collection. You get a feel for the local talent and culture. The museum admission is also currently free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kacee_10
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I truly enjoyed all of the paintings that depicted the Mystic area. So much history can be obtained by looking at this art. Very nicely done.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank greentrucktoo
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Cute little museum on the bank of the river. Nice to mull around outside as well as inside! There is a very nice permanent exhibit and the a changing exhibit that keeps people coming back for more! In the summer they have live music outside...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank worldsosweet
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We enjoyed the juried exhibition of contemporary photography. Many of the works were interesting, and it's clear that someone with a good eye was the juror. A new director will be arriving soon, so it will be interesting to see how or whether the programing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaineRambler
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Watercolors, oil paintings, and photographs of the area wildlife and nautical subjects displayed in a small venue, but with taste.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Martha R
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Response from Ron D | Reviewed this property |
free. It's very small and it's hours are limited. 15 minutes is all you need there