Mystic Seaport Museum Offers Free Admission to Federal Workers Affected By The Shutdown

Mystic, Conn. (January 15, 2019) — Mystic Seaport Museum is offering free admission to all federal workers who are affected by the government shutdown (plus one additional guest) as long as the impasse lasts.

“We want federal workers to feel appreciated during this difficult period and this is our small way of ensuring we contribute positively by providing access to family activities,” said Steve White, president of Mystic Seaport Museum. “We look forward to welcoming them to our Museum.”

In order to receive free admission, federal employees must bring a government identification card and present it at the admission desk upon entering the Museum.

About Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum, founded in 1929, is the nation’s leading maritime museum. In addition to providing a multitude of immersive experiences, the Museum also houses a collection of more than two million artifacts that include more than 500 historic vessels and one of the largest collections of maritime photography. The new Thompson Exhibition Building houses a state-of-the-art gallery that is showing Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition, a major exhibition of one of seafaring’s most mysterious tragedies through April 28, 2019. Mystic Seaport Museum is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. For more information, please visit www.mysticseaport.org and follow Mystic Seaport Museum on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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