Read the latest Mystic Seaport news.

New Bedford Whaleman Isaac Bliss, 1997.90.2.

A New Collections Website

We have completely revamped the site to better assist people in accessing our collections online.

MAYFLOWER II Departure from Plymouth


The reproduction of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to Massachusetts will begin a 30-month restoration period in the Shipyard.

J/Boats Logo

Johnstones, J/Boats Honored

The Johnstone family and their company were presented with the 2016 America and the Sea Award.

PCs Receive Baker Award

The owners and the San Diego Yacht Club are being recognized for their effort to preserve and maintain a significant class of American sailboats.

Maritime Gallery Awards

The Gallery honored 11 artists at its opening of its 37th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale.

2016 Orion Award

Mystic Seaport named educator Laura J. Krenicki the recipient of the 2016 Orion Award.

Ribbon-Cutting ceremony

Thompson Building Opening

Hundreds gathered to witness the opening and have the first opportunity to view the new structure.

Drakan Harald Hårfagre


The Viking longship Draken Harald Hårfagre will visit Mystic Seaport at the end of her 2016 voyage to America.