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Photo of ship being built on the Mystic River MSM 1934.211

A River of History

The Mystic River has a been a center of maritime activity from the beginning.

The mishoon on dis-play at Australia Beach. Photo Credit: Emily Hutter

Launching a Mishoon

The Museum will host the launch of a very rare vessel, an authentic mishoon, or dugout canoe.

Discovery Barn

Hands-On Fun

Learn about force and motion at sea in the new Discovery Barn.

The new McGraw Gallery Quad as seen from the entrance alley between the Stillman and Wendell Buildings at the southwest corner.

The New Quad is Open

The last bit of sod was set in place and the construction fence was moved back to reveal the new space.

ROANN departing Mystic, Conn. for Cape May, N.J. on June 4, 2015

A Simple Route

No matter how you begin your trip to Mystic Seaport, when you come by boat you experience the Museum in a very special way.

A Bulldozer works on the McGraw Quad Green

McGraw Quad Project Enters New Phase

The project enters a new phase this month with the completion of the new green and landscaping and the opening of two exhibits.

Thompson Exhibition Building Lobby

Thompson Exhibition Building

The exhibition space will allow Mystic Seaport to take the experience of America’s maritime story to new levels.