Mystic Seaport Set to Resume Normal Operation Nov. 1

With recovery from Hurricane Sandy nearly complete, Mystic Seaport will resume normal operation and be open to visitors November 1, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Museum Open to the Public for Free after 1 p.m. Oct. 31

Mystic Seaport will resume normal operation and be open to visitors on Thursday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition, the Museum will open its grounds and exhibits to visitors for free from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 31.

Recovery from Hurricane Sandy is nearly complete and the Museum’s exhibits, historic vessels, and village will be open and available for visitors. Food service, the Mystic Seaport Stores, the Bake Shop, and the Maritime Art Gallery are dependent on the local power status and may not be open.

Tonight’s Halloween Trick or Treat activity is cancelled. However, the 7 p.m. presentation by champion sailor Ken Read will go on as scheduled. The talk has been moved to the Greenmanville Meeting House on the Museum grounds. Visitors are directed to use the north entrance next to Latitude 41° Restaurant & Tavern to get to the event.

People should monitor the Museum’s website, Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates on hours and scheduled programs.

Website:              https://mysticseaport.wpengine.com/
Facebook:           https://www.facebook.com/mysticseaport
Twitter:                @mysticseaport 

About Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, it is the home of four national Historic Landmark vessels, including the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, the oldest American merchant vessel in existence. For more information, please visit https://mysticseaport.wpengine.com/.