Hours & Tickets



Starting At
$ 37
Per Year


$ 19


( 65+ )
$ 19


( 13-17 )
$ 16


( 4-12 )
$ 16


( 3 yr & Younger )

Museum Hours

January 1–March 31

Museum North Campus, Exhibition Galleries, and the whaleship Charles W. Morgan open Thursday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grounds close at 5:00 p.m.

South Entrance, Village, and Shipyard are closed for the season.

Upcoming Hours of Operation

April 1–May 3: Full Campus Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grounds close 5:00 p.m.
May 4–November 3: Full Campus Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Grounds close 6:00 p.m.
November 4–December 29: Full Campus Open Thursday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grounds close 5:00 p.m.

To facilitate a touch-free transaction, visitors are strongly encouraged to buy their tickets online. For general admission questions, please call 860.572.0711. General admission fees can be applied to any membership purchases. For group admission tickets, please call 860-572-5331.


2024 Mystic Pass

Details to come.

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 $18.

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 three business days. (not included: tickets purchased after 3 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.