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Hours & Tickets

Ticket Prices

MEMBERSHIP

Starting At
$ 40
00
Per Year
  •  

GENERAL
ADMISSION

$ 31
  •  

SENIOR

( 65+ )
$ 29
  •  

YOUTH

( 13-17 )
$ 27
  •  

CHILD

( 4-12 )
$ 21
  •  

CHILDREN

(up to age 3)
FREE
  •  

Museum Hours

Full Museum Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Grounds close 6:00 p.m.

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
  • Seaport Village
  • Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard

Beginning on May 4:

  • Toy Boats (weekends only)
  • Discovery Barn (weekends only)
  • Waterfront Demonstrations (weekends only)
  • Sabino Cruises 
  • Mystic Seaport Express Cruises – departing from downtown Mystic Seaport Museum: At the Drawbridge location only

Beginning May 25:

  • Boat House Rentals (weekends and holidays only)

Full Museum Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Grounds close 6:00 p.m.

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
  • Seaport Village
  • Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard

Beginning on May 4:

  • Toy Boats (weekends only)
  • Discovery Barn (weekends only)
  • Waterfront Demonstrations (weekends only)
  • Sabino Cruises 
  • Mystic Seaport Express Cruises – departing from downtown Mystic Seaport Museum: At the Drawbridge location only

Beginning May 25:

  • Boat House Rentals (weekends and holidays only)

Full Museum Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Grounds close 6:00 p.m.

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
  • Seaport Village
  • Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard
  • Toy Boats 
  • Discovery Barn 
  • Waterfront Demonstrations 
  • Watercraft Operating Daily:
    • Sabino Cruises
    • Mystic Seaport Express Cruises – departing from downtown Mystic Seaport Museum: At the Drawbridge location only
    • Boat House Rentals

Full Museum Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Grounds close 6:00 p.m.

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
  • Seaport Village
  • Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard
  • Toy Boats (weekends only)
  • Discovery Barn (weekends only)
  • Waterfront Demonstrations (weekends only)

Full Museum Open Thursday–Sunday; Exhibits open 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Grounds close 5:00 p.m.

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
  • Seaport Village
  • Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard

Museum North Campus Open Thursday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grounds close at 5:00 p.m. 

  • Exhibition Galleries
  • Whaleship Charles W. Morgan

South Entrance, Village, and Shipyard will reopen April 1. Ticket prices are reduced during this time.

Throughout the year, daily programming may change.

Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets online. For general admission questions, please call 860-572-0711. General admission fees can be applied to the purchase of a membership. For group admission tickets, please call 860-572-5331.

Visitors may also purchase tickets to attend the Museum via a river cruise on Mystic Express at 1 Holmes Street in downtown Mystic. (May 3–19, Friday-Sunday only; daily thereafter).

2024 Mystic SeaPass

Discover the wonder of the oceans, both past and present, with the Mystic SeaPass! Save on admission by purchasing the Mystic SeaPass, allowing you general admission to both Mystic Aquarium and Mystic Seaport Museum. See more of the blue while saving some green!

  • One SeaPass includes general admission for one guest at both Mystic Aquarium and Mystic Seaport Museum.
  • Tickets can be printed or scanned from your mobile device at the point of entry.  
  • Valid through December 31, 2024.
  • Cannot be combined with other offers.
  • For questions, please contact info@MysticAquarium.org or call 860-572-5955

Plan Your Visit

Promotions and Special Offers

Special events, activities, and other fees are ticketed separately. Offers cannot be combined and are subject to change at any time. Please call 860-572-0711 with any pricing questions.

New Member Promotion: Visitors who purchase a new membership receive a gift while supplies last (baseball cap or Museum Logo cloth bag).

Active duty/retired military: Active military dressed in uniform receive free admission. Active military, retired military, or merchant mariners in casual attire with proper ID receive $5 off admission for themselves and each person in their group.

Free admission for SNAP/EBT recipients: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) recipients receive free admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children/youth per SNAP/EBT card. This program is open to Connecticut and out-of-state residents.

Special needs visitors: Special needs visitors and one adult attending to the special needs visitor receive a 50% discount on admission. 

Students: Admission for students with a valid college ID is $23.

Your birthday: Visit on your birthday and your admission is our gift to you! If you are a Museum member, bring a friend for free. Offer available to adults and children. Must present a valid photo ID or copy of birth certificate.

Second-visit admission: Each general admission ticket purchased at Mystic Seaport Museum is good for one admission on the day of purchase. Have your ticket validated before you leave for a second visit within seven business days. (not included: tickets purchased after 4 p.m.).

Honorary Community Memberships for Members of the Mashantucket and Eastern Pequot Tribal Nations: All members of either tribe are offered free admission during regular business hours as part of our living land acknowledgment. Tribal Members need only show their Tribal IDs.

Group Admission

Groups of 15 or more:
2024 Adult/Senior $26 | Youth-Child (4-17) $20

Tickets must be purchased with a single payment to receive the group rate. Please call 860-572-5331 to make reservations.

Are you a commercial tour operator?

Please call 860-572-5331 or email reservations@mysticseaport.org for rates and reservations.

Payment: Payment by cash, company check, or credit card is due before or on arrival. American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover Cards are accepted. For advance payment call 860-572-5331.

Parking: Seasonal parking may be in effect. Please refer to confirmation for specific parking details.

North parking lot (cars only in lower lot): Located immediately across the street from the Museum’s North Entrance at the Thompson Exhibition Building at 105 Greenmanville Ave. (Route 27) in Mystic. Limited bus parking is available in upper right lot.

South parking lot (all vehicles): Located across the street from the Museum’s South Entrance, gift store, and big, red tugboat at 50 Greenmanville Ave. (Route 27) in Mystic.

Dining: Mystic Seaport Museum offers a variety of on-grounds dining options as well as pre-ordered boxed lunches. Ask the Reservations Specialist for more information when you book your date.

Accommodations: From hotels to bed and breakfasts, Mystic offers a wide variety of accommodations to fit everyone’s needs: www.ctvisit.com/mystic

Multimedia Policy

Visitors to Mystic Seaport Museum are welcome to take photographs and pursue other creative activities on the grounds for non-commercial, personal use only. The use of tripods or monopods on vessels or exhibits is prohibited, as is the use of drones. Please refer to our Multimedia Policy for additional information.

Visitors are encouraged to share their images on social media with the hashtags #MysticSeaportMuseum and #FindYourSeaStory.

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