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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea (Up to 52% Off)

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Relive the nautical history of early Americans in a quaint, 19th-century seafaring village museum with historic vessels and shipyard

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Promotional value expires Oct 14, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Extra fee for boat rides, planetarium, and horse and carriage rides. Extra fee may apply for activities. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

History tends to repeat itself, which means there's a good chance you'll get run over by another war elephant. Learn from the past with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $25 for general admission for two (up to a $48 value)
  • $49 for general admission for four (up to a $96 value)
  • $69 for general admission for six (up to a $144 value)

Combining the educational breadth of a museum with the excitement of interactive activities, Mystic Seaport brings bygone maritime traditions back to vibrant life. interpreters offer expert insight on the exhibits, and share period-appropriate stories in the re-created-19th-century seafaring village.Witness the process of restoring old boats at the Preservation Shipyard, or see the ancient vessels themselves floating on the water. Should the sea catch your fancy during the warm seasons, you can even go for a trip around the point, renting boats or arriving in your own. Children 5 and younger are admitted free.

Mystic Seaport

The fresh breezes that buffet Mystic's shoreline probably feel much the same as they did 150 years ago, so it's a fitting place to find America's nautical history resurrected. Called Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea, includes 19 acres of exhibition space. In addition to the museum proper, the complex hosts a recreated 19th-century sea-faring village, a working shipyard, and extensive gardens that blanket the grounds. Live museum staff lead demonstrations and performances throughout, even welcoming guests aboard the National Historic Landmark vessels moored in port. On Wednesdays through Mondays, captains take visitors out on the water in a coal-fired steamboat to experience the river and town from a different angle. They also rent out their small boats seasonally, to visitors who can comfortably handle being in charge of a boat. When tired of ship studying and naval gazing, guests can head to the Treworgy Planetarium and turn their eyes to the stars, learning how to chart courses in the manner of ancient captains, modern astronauts, and late-night deliverymen.


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96% of 1,101 customers recommend

  • “We probably would have visited the Seaport regardless at some point, but this got us up and on our way instead of waiting :)”

  • “get there early - they open a 9a - it's a good walking museum so wear comfy shoes - the interpreters are absolutely wonderful and happy to answer any and all questions.”

  • “One of the best places of interest in CT! :)”

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    Mystic Seaport

    75 Greenmanville Avenue

    Mystic, CT 06355

    +18605720711

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