Hours & Tickets

Your visit with us starts at the Visitor Reception Center.


General admission tickets can be purchased online or at the Mystic Seaport Visitor Reception Center. Please call 860.572.5331 for group admission tickets.

2016 Hours of Operation

Exceptions to the schedule include inclement weather and other unexpected Museum closings. In such an event, there will be an alert on www.mysticseaport.org.

If you are planning a visit to our research library, please contact the Research Desk at 860.572.5367 or email collections@mysticseaport.org for hours of operation.

Promotions & Special Offers

Free second-day admission: Each general admission ticket purchased at Mystic Seaport is good for one admission on the day of purchase. Have your ticket validated before you leave and return a second day for free within seven days.

Active duty and retired military receive group admission and membership discounts: All active duty and retired military and their accompanying family members receive the group discount rate. All memberships will receive a $10 discount.

Special needs’ visitors receive a 50% discount on admission: One additional adult attending to the special needs’ visitor will also receive a discount of 50% on admission.

Free admission on your birthday: Visit on your birthday and your admission is our gift to you! If you already receive free admission as a Museum member, bring a friend for free. Offer available to adults and children. Must present a valid photo ID or copy of birth certificate.

AAA members: Show your valid AAA card to the gate attendant when purchasing your Museum admission and receive $3 off each general admission ticket for up to four people in your party.

Special events, activities and other fees are ticketed on-grounds separately. Offers cannot be combined and are subject to change at any time. Please call 860.572.0711 with any pricing questions.