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Mystic Pass 2019

Celebrate America’s maritime history at Mystic Seaport Museum, and enjoy close encounters with our ocean planet at Mystic Aquarium. Two great destinations. One great price. Your Pass to the best that Mystic has to offer.

Exhibition

Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers

An exploration of America’s historic and contemporary relationship with whales and whaling. Using collections artifacts and artwork alongside compelling audio-visual elements, immersive displays, and thought-provoking interpretation, the exhibit pushes past the mechanics of whaling to show the richer and deeper stories of the peoples, places, ships, and whales that impacted and were impacted by whaling.

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Exhibition

Monument Man: Kevin Sampson

Through Fall 2019

Last summer Mystic Seaport Museum inaugurated its artist residency program with leading American artist, Kevin Sampson of Newark, NJ. In addition to his existing work, Sampson made a new art installation, using materials from Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Exhibit

Discovery Barn

The exhibit, “Force in Motion at Sea,” is an activity-rich space designed for families and school groups. Themed around the fishing schooner L.A. Dunton, it explores the scientific principles behind a ship’s sail power, stability, hull shape, and the simple machines involved in running it.

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Charles W. Morgan

A vessel unlike any other in America, the Morgan ignites the imagination and tells a story of grit and discovery.

Kids

Come get your hands dirty. Mystic Seaport Museum will spark your imagination.

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Experience


Craft at Work

See the innovation and craft of seafaring up close.

Get Onto the Water

Feel the wind in your hair and the salt on your skin.

Naturalists' Delight

Get to know the natural world of the Mystic Seaport Museum past, present, and future.

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