Plan Your Visit


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All the Highlights

The places you must see and things you must do to earn your sea legs. The crown jewel of our National Historic Landmark watercraft, a sample of the seafaring village, and awe-inspiring exhibits you wouldn’t want to miss.

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Art & Artifacts

From “Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers” to modern maritime art, a tour of the exhibits and galleries of Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Kids’ Tour

Calling our youngest sailors. See, touch, explore, and climb aboard! Enjoy a collection of kid-friendly exhibits and activities, from Playscapes to real ships.

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Rainy Day Sampler

Even a gray day can be a great day at Mystic Seaport Museum. Visit the galleries, climb inside a ship, have a cup of chowder.

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Ships & Boats

From the world’s last wooden whaleship, the Charles W. Morgan, to the last example of early 20th-century New England fishing vessels, the L.A. Dunton, these vessels offer a glimpse of long-past seafaring days. And don’t miss the small boats!

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Village Life

Visit the houses and gardens of a New England seafaring village. Meet a roleplayer, explore the businesses and shops, and talk to interpreters demonstrating 19th-century trades and crafts.

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