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Winter’s Aweigh

February 13, 2016 - February 15, 2016

Children receive free admission!

Join us as we celebrate the winter season during Presidents’ Day Weekend February 13-15, 2016. All children ages 17 and younger will receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult.

Watch as three breeds of winter working dogs demonstrate various work tasks: Newfoundlands will visit Saturday, February 13; Saint Bernards will be on grounds Sunday, February 14; and Malamutes will visit Monday, February 15.

Explore the Museum’s 19th-century seafaring village and exhibits, including the award-winning “Ships, Clocks & Stars” and “Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers.” Try your hand at a 19th-century printing press and create a winter scene. Explore the winter sky inside the Treworgy Planetarium and learn how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

Children are invited to:

  • Visit the Children’s Museum for crafts and winter storytime
  • Make a sailor’s valentine
  • Explore a sea chest
  • Build a toy boat keepsake ($5 fee)
  • Get a kids’-eye-view of the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan.

Latitude 41° Restaurant at Mystic Seaport will also offer a special Valentine’s Prix Fixe Menu Friday through Sunday, February 12 to 14. Reservations are recommended by calling 860.572.5303.