Mystic Seaport -- The Museum of America and the Sea -- is the nation's leading maritime museum. Explore American maritime history first-hand as you climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th-century coastal village or watch a working preservation shipyard in action.
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 Mystic Seaport’s signature tall ship – Charles W. Morgan -- and their sea music exhibit "Neptune's Orchestra." MORE
Get out on the Water
View Mystic Seaport from an entirely different vantage point when you voyage out on the Mystic River. Options range from day charters to 30-minute cruises, to captaining your own craft. MORE
Take a Stroll
There may be no better short stroll in Mystic than on the picturesque grounds of Mystic Seaport. True, you have to pay admission, but the stunning waterfront views and charm of the recreated 19th-century seafaring village are worth every penny - to say nothing of the priceless tall ships and exhibits that make Mystic Seaport America's premier maritime history museum.
There’s always something going on at the nation’s leading maritime museum. Mystic Seaport events offer something special for sea lovers and landlubbers of all ages. More on Mystic Seaport website>
Maritime Art Gallery
The nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models, the Gallery attracts art lovers and collectors from around the world. More on the Mystic Seaport website>
Mystic Seaport Store
The Museum store strives to offer unique gifts, apparel, and jewelry not widely seen in retail stores. The extensive 2nd floor bookstore is a particular delight for those with an interest in maritime history. More on Mystic Seaport website>
Mystic Seaport Dining
With a location right on the Mystic River, there may be no nicer spot in town to eat than at Latitude 41° Restaurant, which features a casual pub, candlelight dining, and even al fresco dining in nicer weather. More on the Mystic Seaport website>
Weddings at Mystic Seaport
For a one-of-a-kind celebration, why not a one-of-a-kind place. Mystic Seaport has options for parties of any size – from tented weddings by the river, to authentic clambakes in our boatshed, to candlelight affairs for several hundred guests. More on Mystic Seaport website>