Read the latest Mystic Seaport news.

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 Will Steam Again

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

Panorama View

A Whaling Odyssey

For the last five years or so, Mystic Seaport has been the temporary home for one of the most amazing murals ever painted.


Winter Happenings

Enjoy seasonal activities, crafts, and new exhibits this winter at Mystic Seaport.

The Lighthouse at Mystic Seaport in Winter

A New Winter Schedule

Winter is a great time to see the Museum at a great price. Find out what we have going on.

MAYFLOWER II passes through the highway bridge in downtown Mystic shortly before tying up at Mystic Seaport. Photo by Andy Price


The ship will spend the winter undergoing restoration work in our Shipyard.