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A ship carver's work

Chiseling a Work of Art

It’s all in the hands and skill of the wood carver and can be seen at the Museum’s Shipcarver’s Shop.

L.A. DUNTON

The L.A. DUNTON

Icy storms, nor’easters, and constant danger. This fishing schooner survived it all and is one of the few remaining vessels of her type in the country.

Morgan arriving at Mystic Seaport

38th Voyage Complete

The CHARLES W. MORGAN returned to Mystic Seaport August 6 following this summer’s historic voyage.

The Charles W. Morgan arriving in Mystic, Conn., November 1941

Coming Home

Mystic Seaport will welcome the CHARLES W. MORGAN back from her historic 38th Voyage on August 6.

Toy Boat Building

Hands-On History

The history of the sea comes alive with hands-on activities that are offered from one end of our 19-acre campus to the other.

The Charles W. Morgan at City Pier in New London on July 30

Last Stop on Historic Voyage

The CHARLES W. MORGAN is docked in New London until her scheduled return to Mystic Seaport on August 6.

Garden Pinks

History in Bloom

Our many special and distinct gardens, spread out over 19 acres, include two formal 19th-century gardens.

Lighthouse

Lighting the Way

Our replica of Nantucket’s Brant Point Light proudly houses “Sentinels of the Sea,” an exhibit that explores America’s lighthouses.