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Mystic Aquarium, Mystic

4.0
#1 of 186 in Parks in Connecticut
See one of the United States' largest outdoor beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium, and get close-up with sharks, sea lions, penguins, octopi, and other ocean critters. Get hands on at touch exhibits where you can feel a reptile, stingray, shark, or crustacean. For an additional fee, you can get even closer during an animal encounter program with an African penguin, beluga whale, or even feed stingrays. Children and grownups can take educational programs at the aquarium to find out more about the marine life and conservation practices. Bring your own food and dine at the outdoor picnic area or try out the on-site cafe, which offers burgers, pizzas, snacks, wraps, and so on. Put Mystic Aquarium into our Mystic holiday builder website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mystic.
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  • We had been to Baltimore a year ago, and expected Mystic to be a smaller version. Boy were we wrong. Go in and the two beluga whales generate instant attention. We are outside and the temps are in the...  more »
  • My kids are 8 and 11 and they barely made it 2 hours here, but it's a nice aquarium. It's laid out well - if you've ever been to the Boston Aquarium, this place is laid out so much nicer. The outdoor ...  more »
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  • Very nice aquarium. We spent the whole day there and enjoyed every minute of it. Be sure to check out the sea lion show, it was so cute! They have a small cafe and the food was pretty good. Free drinks with meals and free refills.
  • Such a nice aquarium! Just the right size for a morning visit (go early to beat the crowds). Our favorite parts were the beluga whales, sea lions, penguins, and touch tanks. Not a huge fan of the sea lion show, which was a let down. But overall a well thought out place to see.

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