Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.
In person, you can climb aboard ships, explore our re-created 19th-century village and enjoy kids’ activities. You can also get out on the water and discover our exhibits. This page is designed to capture some of the wonderful memories made by visitors to the Museum, through anecdotes and photos. But we agree – seeing is believing. Plan a visit for you and your family and find out what Mystic Seaport has to offer by land and by sea!
Please note: as operating hours vary depending on the season, please check the date of your intended visit at www.mysticseaport.org/visit
to see the Museum's status for that day.