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2016 Orion Award

Mystic Seaport named educator Laura J. Krenicki the recipient of the 2016 Orion Award.

Ribbon-Cutting ceremony

Thompson Building Opening

Hundreds gathered to witness the opening and have the first opportunity to view the new structure.

Drakan Harald Hårfagre


The Viking longship Draken Harald Hårfagre will visit Mystic Seaport at the end of her 2016 voyage to America.

Privateers of the Americas, by David Head, Ph.D.

2016 Library Fellows Awards

The Fellows of the G.W. Blunt White Library at Mystic Seaport issued their 2016 awards to recognize achievements in maritime heritage writing.

The visitors entrance of the Thompson Exhibition Building as seen from Greenmanville Ave. (Rte. 27). Mystic Seaport will open the new building on Saturday, September 24. Photo credit: Andy Price/Mystic Seaport

Thompson Building Opening

The opening celebration for the Thompson Exhibition Building will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 24.

Hinckley's new Mark III Picnic Boat (Photo ©The Hinckley Company 2015)

Hinckleys to Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport will be the first destination for this year’s Hinckley Rendezvous with more than 20 of the iconic picnic boats visiting August 4-5.


What’s Your SABINO Story?

Many couples owe special moments in their relationship to a cruise on the Museum’s steamboat. Do you?

SABINO Launched

SABINO Launched

After nearly 20 months out of the water for restoration, steamboat SABINO was launched July 27.

Sailing in 1921.

The MORGAN Turns 175

The whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN was launched 175 years ago on July 21, 1841.