The largest maritime museum in the world, Mystic Seaport Museum is home to a collection of historical ships and boats. Along with seacraft, a re-creation of a 19th-century fishing village is one of the attraction's most popular spots. The museum is housed in 60 historical commercial buildings where traditional crafts are still made the same way they were when the town was founded. Take a look at our Mystic driving holiday planner to schedule your visit to Mystic Seaport Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Mystic Seaport Museum Reviews
There is so much to see here and if you like the sea, boats, ships and history in general Mystic Seaport is a great destination. To fully appreciate this open air museum, allow for 6 hours. more »
I visited with a local friend on a Friday and we had the place to ourselves. A pight snow was falling and we chatted quite a while with the docent at the whaling ship and the cooper, who used traditio... more »
Mystic Seaport Museum is a must see. I was lucky enough to go there when they had a Viking display at the museum. Just amazing to see such ancient relics and learn about their history. The seaport is charming, informative and fun. Also, the actual town of Mystic is great as well. Lots of boutiques and great restaurants. I highly recommend this stop in your travels.
A great place to learn a little bit about the whaling industry. The seaport was laid out great. You can do the entire grounds in one day and still want to come back for more. A great way to spend a day. Definitely on my list of places to return.
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