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Museum Offers Free Admission to Essential Workers Saturdays in March

Mystic, Conn. (February 25, 2021) — Mystic Seaport Museum is offering free admission to health care workers, first responders, and all other essential workers on Saturdays in March.

The free admission is being given as part of the Museum’s Caring for Our Community program and is intended as a way to say “thank you” to those keeping the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free admission will include a ticket for the essential worker. Guests accompanying the worker will receive the Museum’s discounted group rate.

Personnel in the following groups will receive free admission:

  • Health Care Workers
  • Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Law enforcement including local police and State Troopers.
  • Educators
  • Grocery store and food service workers

This is only a partial list of essential workers. Please reference the State of Connecticut’s definition for the complete list: https://bit.ly/2P0BMc5

Workers must present their badge or proof of employment when they arrive at the Museum. The free and discounted tickets will only be available in person and will not be available online. The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on those days.

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Dan McFadden
Director of Communications
Mystic Seaport Museum

About Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum, founded in 1929, is the nation’s leading maritime museum. In addition to providing a multitude of immersive experiences, the Museum also houses a collection of more than two million artifacts that include more than 500 historic vessels and one of the largest collections of maritime photography. Mystic Seaport Museum is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. For more information, please visit www.mysticseaport.org and follow Mystic Seaport Museum on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok.