Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime museum and is home to the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Explore American maritime history first-hand as you climb aboard historic vessels, stroll through a working waterfront, explore world-class exhibits, and watch a working preservation... Read More
For over 90 years, Mystic Seaport Museum has been sharing stories of rich maritime history. Explore our grounds and transport yourself back in time for an experience of a lifetime!
Step aboard the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, a designated National Historic Landmark. Meet blacksmiths, coopers, printers, and carvers hard at work in our recreated 19th-century seafaring village. With 19 acres situated along the Mystic River we offer ample space for kids to play games on the Green, explore the waterfront or put their imagination to work at our playscape! Learn about navigating the stars and planets like ancient way finders at Treworgy Planetuarium. Want to get out on the water? Sit back and relax on a scenic cruise along the Mystic River or visit our boathouse to rent a row, sail or pedal boat!
Interested in learning how old trades are used today? Visit the Henry du Pont Preservation Shipyard and watch our shipwrights use traditional tools and methods while working on one of their many projects happening this summer.
Explore world-class exhibitions of history, art, and more in one of our galleries. Don’t miss our upcoming exhibit, Alexis Rockman: Oceanus, opening Memorial Day Weekend, a contemporary art exhibit which represents a shift in perspective at the Museum to raise awareness and inspire conversations around the critical global issues that face our oceans due to the impacts of maritime activities as part of our collective cultural, social, and economic heritage.
When you get hungry, settle in for a casual meal, drink or coffee at one of our newly renovated and refreshed spaces, including Schaefer’s Spouter Tavern, Greenmans’ Landing, Propeller Coffee Bar, and The Anchor Café.
Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Boating, Bus Parking, Food/Beverage Services, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly, Restaurant on Site, Special Rentals