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Hōkūle‘a under sail. Credit: Polynesian Voyaging Society

Hōkūle‘a to Visit Museum

Hōkūle‘a, a Polynesian Voyaging canoe, will stop at Mystic Seaport June 23-26, as part of a global circumnavigation voyage.

Nicholas R. Bell has been named Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs at Mystic Seaport. Photo courtesy Nicholas R. Bell.

New Leadership In Collections

Bell joins the Museum from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC.

The New Shoreham Life-Saving Station

A New Roof

The Champlin Foundations gave the Museum $17,500 to re-roof the New Shoreham Life-Saving Station.

The west facade of the Thompson Exhibition Building in March 2016.

Framing the Future Raises $1 Million

This campaign offered donors the opportunity to name the 10 beams that support the roof and walls of the Thompson Exhibition Building.

"Celebrating the EMMA C BERRY" Cover

EMMA C. BERRY Book Wins Award

The Connecticut League of History Organizations is honoring the book by the late Larry R. Jacobsen.

Image: Nathaniel Philbrick

Writing Stem to Stern

Historian and author Nathaniel Philbrick kicked off the Museum’s newest education program in New London.

Thompson Exhibition Building

Museum Awarded $2 Million

The Connecticut State Bond Commission has approved $2 million in state funding to assist with the construction of the Thompson Exhibition Building.

SABINO

SABINO Will Steam Again

Our 1908 steamboat needs a new boiler to return to operation and we need your help to make that happen.