Mystic Seaport Museum by Boat

Last month my wife and I had the opportunity to visit Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, CT by boat. We spent two nights there and absolutely loved it. Visiting by boat makes for an incredibly immersive experience. Slip fees include admission to the entire Seaport grounds and displays, with the added bonus that you have the place to yourself after business hours!

If you are a boat nut and haven’t been here, put it on your list! These pics represent a tiny fraction of what is on display here. See the website linked above for more info.

Approaching Mystic Seaport by boat
Approaching the Seaport by boat
Taking in the CHARLES W MORGAN
The CHARLES W MORGAN, the last wooden whaleship in the world
Catboat gliding by and yes, you can ride along!
Is This Heaven? No, it's Mystic Seaport
Dock walking at the boathouse
An example of the boathouse fleet
All of the boathouse fleet of small craft is available for a row or a sail!
stern of the MAYFLOWER II currently undergoing renovation
Hanging Knees anyone?
Hanging Knees anyone?
Going Back in Time
Early 1900s launch
The Chandlery
The Chandlery… sooo many nautical artifacts on display


Broker with United Yacht Sales, retired Marine aviator, passionate boater, student of naval architecture, runner, triathlete and coffee geek

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