Get outside and enjoy a fresh sea breeze on the grounds of America's premiere maritime history museum. During the time of the coronavirus pandemic guests are welcome to a safe, slightly modified experience where they can climb aboard tall ships, explore a preservation shipyard where shipwrights restore historic wooden vessels, stroll through heirloom gardens, and relax on a bench overlooking a classic New England riverfront. Most indoor exhibits, with clear social distancing guidelines and a regular cleaning schedules, have been opened for visitors to enjoy. Special themed activities, planetarium programs and music available on weekends.
Visit: Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355-1972
Immerse yourself in 19 acres of America's maritime history. Mystic Seaport encompasses a world-renowned preservation shipyard, a 19th-century seafaring village, and formal galleries where you'll find assorted permanent and rotating exhibits that explore America's relationship with the sea.
Visit: Charles W. Morgan, Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
Visit the actively working preservation shipyard where ships and boats of all sizes are restored and maintained. Docked alongside a 19th Century recreated working waterfront seaport village, three tall ships beckon to be explored. Among them - the last wooden whaleship the world - the Charles W. Morgan is considered the “crown jewel” of the Mystic Seaport collection, she has outlived all others of her kind. Climb aboard and go below decks to learn about the men and women who lived aboard!
Duration: 30 minutes