Press Room

Boats on Mystic River

Thank you for your interest in Mystic Seaport Museum. The Communications Department is the primary point of contact for all media requests. We are here to assist you and will do our best to accommodate your media needs regarding the Museum. If you are a member of the media and would like to be added to our distribution list, please email news@mysticseaport.org.

Media Contact

Dan McFadden
Director of Communications


Visitors to Mystic Seaport Museum are welcome to take photographs for non-commercial, personal use only (Please refer to our Photography Policy for additional information). Members of the media require permission to shoot photographs or record video on our grounds. We do not permit drones to be flown from our property.

Photo Requests

Mystic Seaport Museum has a wide range of images available for media use in connection with editorial coverage of the Museum. Please email goran.buckhorn@mysticseaport.org, with your image request. For historic images or images of items in our collections, please email permissions@mysticseaport.org.

Location Production

If you are considering Mystic Seaport Museum as a location for a film, video, photo or commercial production, please read our location production guidelines and contact Dan McFadden at 860.572.5317 or dan.mcfadden@mysticseaport.org for additional information.