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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.

CWM sailing into Boston Harbor

The MORGAN Sails to Boston

The ship is berthed next to the USS CONSTITUTION. This is the first time the two vessels have ever been in the same port.

A moment many years in the making. The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan visits Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary to Carries Message of Conservation and Education

From Whaling to Watching

The MORGAN sailed to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary July 11-13 and brought with her a message of conservation and preservation.

The Whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN encountering whales on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on July 11, 2014. Photo credit: Mystic Seaport

A Second Day on Stellwagen

The MORGAN had a second remarkable day sailing among whales on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

The Whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN encountering whales on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on July 11, 2014. Photo credit: Mystic Seaport

A Return to the Whales

The MORGAN sailed among whales during a visit to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on July 11.

planetarium

Guided by the Stars

The Treworgy Planetarium at Mystic Seaport is the perfect place for those who love the night sky to discover a sense of wonder.

The CHARLES W. MORGAN sailing from Vineyard Haven to New Bedford on June 25, 2014.

History at Sea and at Home

While the CHARLES W. MORGAN is out to sea on her 38th Voyage, it is the perfect time to visit her Mystic Seaport home and immerse yourself in her history.