Hours & Tickets
General admission tickets and Museum memberships can be purchased at the Visitor Reception Center. Please call 860.572.5331 for group admission tickets.
2015 Hours of Operation
- January 1: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- January 2-February 13: Closed to visitors
Winter Vessel Tour offered weekends, January 3-February 8, beginning at 1 p.m.; Museum Store: Open Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Bake Shop: Open Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Maritime Gallery: Open by appointment only, please call 860.572.5388.
- February 14-22: Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- February 23-March 27: Open Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- March 28-October 25: Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- October 26-November 29: Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- November 30-December 23: Open Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- December 24 and 25: Closed to visitors
- December 26-January 1, 2016: Open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 of $20 per adult and $11.50 per youth. All memberships will receive a $5 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.