Rainy Day Sampler

Even a gray day can be a great day at Mystic Seaport. Visit the galleries, climb inside a ship, have a cup of chowder.

Buckingham-Hall House

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Buckingham-Hall House

Originally situated in Saybrook, Connecticut, near the only ferry crossing at the mouth of the Connecticut River, this house was the home of the family of William Hall Sr., a New York import merchant, in the 1830s.

1985 - The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens.

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Maritime Art Gallery

The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is the nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models. For more than 30 years the Gallery has been privileged to exhibit the works of leading maritime artists from across the globe.

New Bedford Whaleman Isaac Bliss, 1997.90.2.

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Treasures from the Collections

Take an in-depth look at some of the finest artifacts drawn from the collections of Mystic Seaport. These objects of creative expression–inspired by the power, mystery, dangers, beauty, solitude, and resources of the sea–merge impressive artistic skill with maritime content to reveal the broad influence of the sea on American life.

Cafe & Bake Shop

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Cafe & Bake Shop

Attached to the Museum Store, our Café & Bake Shop offers a selection of coffees, juices, pastries, soups and sandwiches you can enjoy indoors or out. And, did we mention fudge?

Mystic River Scale Model

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Mystic River Scale Model

What did the Mystic River area look like in 1870? This spectacular model, over 50 feet long, features more than 250 detailed dwellings, shops, barns and lofts, as well as five local shipyards.