In Mystic

Mystic Museum of Art

Mystic Museum of Art

9 Water Street
, CT
860 536 7601
860 536 0610 fax

Mystic Museum of Art (Formerly Mystic Arts Center) houses a state-of-the-art education center, five art galleries and a permanent collection on a panoramic riverfront terrace and garden area with spectacular views of the Mystic River.
New Exhibits at Mystic Aquarium

New Exhibits at Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd.
, CT
860 572 5955

Usually, it’s best to stay far away from jellyfish, but the Aquarium’s new Jellies: The Ocean in Motion really draws you in – for a fascinating (and extremely colorful) up-close look at these rarely appreciated creatures.
Argia Mystic Cruises

Argia Mystic Cruises

15 Holmes Street
Schooner Wharf
, CT
860-536-0416
860-536-0000 fax

Step aboard the traditional sailing ship ARGIA for a relaxing sightseeing cruise. Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Mystic River and smooth sailing in Fishers Island Sound. USCG certified. Located in Historic Downtown Mystic.
Exhibits and More at Mystic Seaport

Exhibits and More at Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Avenue
, CT
888.973.2767
860.572.0711

With the tugboat Kingston II greeting you right at the museum’s front gate, Mystic Seaport has a lot to pull you in. Among the highlights: the ongoing renovation of the Museum's signature vessel – Charles W. Morgan -- and their latest interactive exhibit: "Neptune's Orchestra."

On the Coast

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Road
, CT
860 694 3558
860 694 4150 fax

Home of the Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered vessel and the first ship to go to the North Pole, The Submarine Force Museum traces the development of the “Silent Service” from the 1700s to more recent Ohio and Virginia class submarines.
Florence Griswold Museum

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme Street
, CT
860 434 5542
860 434 9778 fax

The Florence Griswold Museum is the ultimate art, nature, and history-lover’s destination.
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

1 Railroad Avenue
, CT
860 767 0103

Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour narrated journey through the scenic CT River Valley aboard the only Steam Train & Riverboat connection in the USA! Make any occasion special aboard the Essex Clipper Dinner Train, May through October.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

625 Williams Street
, CT
860 443 2545
860 442 1280 fax

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, a cultural, educational and community resource, brings enjoyment and understanding of art to the people of New London and Southeastern Connecticut. We preserve a collection of American and European fine and decorative art while creating exhibitions and programs in and around our historic building and our gardens and grounds.

In the Country

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

110 Pequot Trail
, CT
800 411 9671
860 396 6850 fax

Journey back 18,000 years to discover the native and natural history of southeastern Connecticut. Award-winning museum includes interactive exhibits, dioramas, historic artifacts,movies, observation tower, restaurant, gift shop. Open year round.
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