Mystic Seaport Museum to Reopen to the Public May 23

Mystic, Conn. (May 20, 2020) — Mystic Seaport Museum announces it will reopen to the public Saturday, May 23. To celebrate the occasion and to thank the community for its support of the Museum during its closure, admission will be free May 23-29.

CT-COVID-19-Prevention_badgeVisitors will be welcome to explore the grounds, including the historic village and gardens, the shipyard, and the Mystic River waterfront. The indoor exhibitions, village buildings, and the historic vessels will not be open at this time. The Museum plans to expand access and programming for the public in the coming weeks as permitted by state and local authorities.

Operating hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 23-25, and 12-4 p.m., May 26-29.

For the safety of visitors and staff, the Museum has implemented a number of COVID-19 prevention measures.

The Museum has been closed since March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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. 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.