Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime museum and is home to the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Explore American maritime history first-hand as you climb aboard historic vessels, stroll through a working waterfront, explore world-class exhibits, and watch a working preservation... Read More
Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Mystic Seaport Museum features a working preservation shipyard, a working waterfront, exhilarating exhibits, a planetarium, historic gardens, and a children's museum. Visitors can also get out on the water and explore the historic Mystic River from mid-May through mid-October. Between October 5, 2019, and February 23, 2020, the museum will show J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, the only North American venue for this unique exhibition.
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's foremost art gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models.
Dining options at Mystic Seaport Museum include the Museum's Cafe & Bake Shop; the Galley Restaurant and Spouter's Tavern (seasonal); and Latitude 41° Restaurant, which offers waterfront dining.
Mystic Seaport Museum is open year-round though hours of operation vary depending on the season. Please check mysticseaport.org/visit for operating hours.
Tour time: 3-5 hours
Other amenities: Catering, Concessions, Dining Nearby, Gift Shop, Parking, Parking, Printed Guides, Restaurant, Self-guided tours, Special Packages
Pricing: Adults $28.95, seniors & college students $26.95, youth (13-17) $24.95, children (3-12) $18.95, (2 and under) free.
Other Amenities: ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Food/Beverage Services, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly, Restaurant on Site, Special Rentals
Dates of Operation: Year-round.