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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.

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