Seaport Village

The Village at Mystic Seaport Museum. Clink on this image to start a slide show.


Learn about maritime trades that supported life at sea and on land in the 19th century. Museum interpreters demonstrate skills in the cooperage, shipmith, print shop, shipcarver shop, and more in the re-created seaport village. 

Seaport Village in Mystic, CT

Stroll Through a Recreated 19th-Century Seaport Village

Looking for the latest styles in hoop skirts and haberdashery? Stroll through our recreated seaport village! The buildings you see aren’t replications. They’re trade shops and businesses from the 1800s that were transported to Mystic Seaport Museum from locations around New England. The Seaport Village is made up of many bustling maritime trades. From shipsmiths and coopers to woodcarvers and riggers, discover how America’s maritime past shaped life today.

Explore the Seaport Village