Mystic Seaport Museum

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About Us

Mystic Seaport attracts a variety of audiences-whether you are planning a fall foliage getaway for two or a family summer vacation. Whether you explore the Museum from the deck of a tall ship or walk through our seaport village, you will discover why Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum.
Get out on the water from May to October and explore the historic Mystic River. Say ''Bon Voyage!'' as you climb aboard Sabino, a 1908 coal-fired steamboat and a National Historic Landmark. Set your own course as you captain a rental rowboat or sailboat from the boathouse.
Discover historic tall ships like the Joseph Conrad and the L.A. Dunton. See the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Take a trip back into time on a horse and carriage ride or stroll through the village, where you can stop by our working Shipsmith, Printer and Shipcarver's Shops and see how these businesses were run in the 19th century.
Explore our many exhibitions, including our newest exhibition ''SeaChange,'' now open in the brand new Thompson Exhibition Building.
Our youngest sailors can climb aboard our fleet of wooden boats, swab the deck in the Children's Museum and discover stars under the Planetarium dome.
Learn about the Museum's special events year round at www.mysticseaport.org

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The 1841 whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN is the flagship of the Museum's watercraft collection.
The EMMA C. BERRY was built in nearby Noank, CT, in 1866 and is a National Historic Landmark.
The Seaport Village transports visitors back to the 19th century.
The opening of the Thompson Exhibition Building in 2016 heralded a new era of exhibitions and a more robust year-round experience at the Museum.
Interpreters such as these actors are a key feature of the visitor experience at the Museum.

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