Mystic, CT (May 31, 2018) — Mystic Seaport Museum will welcome between 50 and 75 new American citizens on Thursday, June 14, at its 7th annual Naturalization Ceremony.
Held in the Tom Clagett Boat Shed on Flag Day, the ceremony has become a favorite of museum guests and staff as friends and family members join the new citizens to celebrate their achievement.
The event is hosted in conjunction with federal officials from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department. On this day, Museum admission is free for ceremony participants and their families.
In 2017, 74 people from 32 countries were granted citizenship during the ceremony. The event begins at 10:30 a.m.
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. The iconic Thompson Exhibition Building is a state-of-the-art gallery that is hosting The Vikings Begin: Treasures from Uppsala University, Sweden through September 30, 2018. Mystic Seaport Museum is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. For more information, please visit https://mysticseaport.wpengine.com/ and follow Mystic Seaport Museum on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.