Summer Camp

Longing for summer already? We are too! Summer Camp registration is open!


Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition

Through April 28, 2019

The Franklin Expedition is a tragic story of Arctic exploration and death and one of the most enduring mysteries of maritime history – a mystery that remains unsolved to this day. See more than 200 artifacts.

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Monument Man: Kevin Sampson in Residence

Through Summer 2019

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

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Home Port

Home Port is the Museum’s family activity center located in the P.R. Mallory Building. It is intended to primarily serve children ages 8-12 with a variety of crafts and amusements.

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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.


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

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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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