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Admission to Mystic Seaport
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Admission to Mystic Seaport
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“whaling ship”(78 reviews)
“below deck”(20 reviews)
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.
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Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is it. The only whaling sail ship left. Go on board and ask questions. You'll get expert answers. Fabulous

Thank gpmatthew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the Mystic Seaport museum, this whaling ship has been around for more than a century! It is a piece of time restored for our viewing pleasure. There's lots of information about this ship and it's pretty awesome to be able to walk on...More

1  Thank Goldelpack P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I applaud the historical preservation effort but was disappointed by the staff member on the ship answering questions. Wife had many, many questions and politely waited as someone else was asking questions. Finally walked away disappointed because staff member seemed more interested in talking about...More

1  Thank Yodeler
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A wonderfully well kept capsule of a bygone time, with enough details, and locals people on boat to tell you what is not marked down on signs. It helps understand in a detailed way a different lifestyle that was important to past generations. An absolute...More

3  Thank stdenis93
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a beautiful ship. You actually get to go on it and go downstairs to see what the living quarters looked like. They held a demonstration on the folding of the sails, and it was very interesting. If you are a tall person, you...More

2  Thank carla-ct-2015
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful ship. The last wood whaling ship on Earth! The tour captain was great and sweet. We enjoyed taking pictures and even went inside the ship! So exciting lol

1  Thank XWhite_WolfX
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My family of five saw this ship while at the Mystic Seaport. You can also see this ship in the distance from the Mystic bridge and at the sea view snack shop. Really interesting experience to be able to go on this ship and explore....More

Thank vcedell
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The demonstrations were extremely interesting and even held the attention of younger children. Since this ship had stairs and a metal gang plank, my mother was able to get on this ship. Was excellent to see exactly how the anchor was lowered and kept taught...More

1  Thank Protoceratops
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We were able to tour the boat as part of the cost of the museum visit. Knowledgeable staff. We were able to go all over the ship and see what it must have been like for the people who served aboard it.

Thank sskroll
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a beautiful tall ship with a lot of history. Being able to board the ship is exciting and learning all about the last wooden whaling ship that floats.

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Pauline G
28 December 2016|
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Response from tffd01 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a discount of about 4.00 per ticket if you buy them in the Olde Mistic Village.
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439kathyg
18 August 2016|
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Response from DanMarCo | Reviewed this property |
When is the festival? It's hot now.
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Rita K
8 February 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
The Charles W. Morgan will be at the Seaport at the wharf for the next several years. There is no sea journey planned.
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