Dog Day at Mystic Seaport June 10 with

Every dog will receive free admission for one human between 9 a.m. and noon.

Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport is proud to be named the most pet-friendly attraction in Connecticut in 2017 by But our tails are really wagging now because the two- and four-legged friends behind the travel website are coming to visit!

Amy and Rod Burkert and their two dogs, Ty and Buster, will be at Mystic Seaport to meet fans and make friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday June 10. You will find their GoPetFriendly RV parked at the North Entrance and they will be outside the Thompson Building to greet people.

Being a pet-friendly museum has always been important to Mystic Seaport, and to celebrate both the GoPetFriendly designation and Amy and Rod's arrival, Mystic Seaport is inviting dogs to bring their humans to visit that day! Every dog will receive free admission for one human between 9 a.m. and noon.

Later that day, Rod, Amy, Ty and Buster will be at Red 36 restaurant in downtown Mystic from 2-4 p.m., sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka, for a meet-and-greet/fundraiser for CT Humane Society.  $2 from every Tito's Handmade Vodka cocktail sold will go to benefit Connecticut Humane Society. Bring your pup (or a picture) and the cutest one will win a prize! Amy and Rod will be there to answer your most vexing pet travel questions, discuss the gear they use to keep Ty and Buster safe and happy on the road, do live product demos, hold drawings for some fantastic pet travel gear, and give away killer goodie bags to the first 50 pet lovers who stop by!

Who:'s owners Rod and Amy Burkert and their two dogs, Ty and Buster.
When: Saturday, June 10
Where: Mystic Seaport, 105 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, Thompson Building north entrance and Red 36 restaurant, 2 Washington St, Mystic.
What: To celebrate Mystic Seaport's designation as Connecticut's most pet-friendly attraction, come to Mystic Seaport with your dog between 9 a.m. and noon, on Saturday, June 10, and one human will receive free admission to the museum. Meet's owners Rod and Amy Burkert and their two dogs, Ty and Buster, at the Museum's North Entrance (the Thompson Building) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join Amy, Rod, Ty and Buster at Red 36 from 2-4 p.m. that day for a Tito's Handmade Vodka fundraiser for the CT Humane Society.

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About Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport 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, America’s oldest commercial ship and the last wooden whaleship in the world. The Museum’s collection of more than two million artifacts includes more than 500 historic vessels and one of the largest collections of maritime photography in the country. The newly opened Thompson Exhibition Building provides a state-of-the-art gallery to host compelling, world-class exhibitions, beginning with the current show SeaChange. The Collections Research Center at Mystic Seaport provides scholars and researchers from around the world access to the Museum’s renowned archives. Mystic Seaport is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. Admission is $28.95 for adults ages 15 and older and $18.95 for children ages 4-14. Museum members and children three and younger are admitted free. For more information, please visit  and follow Mystic Seaport on FacebookTwitterYouTube, and Instagram.