Mystic Aquarium is among the nation’s leading aquariums with New England’s only beluga whales. A division of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, our mission is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through education, research and exploration.
Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and research facility, where every underwater creature is more amazing than the last. Exhibits put you in close proximity to whales, penguins, sea lions and a 30,000-gallon tank, where exotic fish from around the world strut their…
A must do while you are here...I don’t care how old you are. And, don’t miss the penguins!!
Located in Mystic, the aquarium is known for it's three playful beluga whales and large outdoor penguin habitat. It also has a stingray and shark petting zoo, daily sea lion demonstrations, and Imax Theater onsite.
Amazing display and interactive exhibit of fish, mammals, and amphibians. This is a must visit, we love the jellyfish room and the sting ray petting area. The balloons tank is awesome, and you can get so close they sing it o you. Great for young and old, disabled as well. Get there early!!! I think…
“Featuring wooden ships from around the world, The Seaport has a Victorian period waterfront town with walk-in exhibits, historic homes, stores and other commercial structures like a blacksmith shop, cooperage, working tavern, rope walk mill and wood carver. The boats are all open for walk through viewing and there is a dry dock and restoration yard where wooden ships get hauled out and repaired. The Museum’s exhibition halls are brimming with permanent and changing exhibits that offer rare glimpses into other eras and cultures, including restored vessels, figureheads, ship carvings, and vintage photography. Each exhibit and art gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum offers a unique perspective of our nation’s history with the sea and voyages on the water. Amazing gift shop and coffee shop too!”
“eat downstairs. Authentic colonial dining and bar. Musicians play at 9 bbn pm most nights.”
“Great spot with a large outdoor deck, perfect for enjoying the weather. Lots on the menu to please all diners!”
“You can get good time in the Casino, in its restaurants, bars, places to dance or enjoy the best shows.”