Weddings & Events

Make Your Next Special Event Simply Unforgettable

Breathtaking stately ships. Invigorating fresh air. Captivating water views. All of these elements combine to make Mystic Seaport Museum a wonderful backdrop for any special celebration.

Whether you’re planning a wedding, meeting, corporate event, memorial luncheon, family reunion, or other special event, a variety of outstanding venues capture the area’s historic New England charm, providing you and your guests the perfect spot for your special day.

Founded in 1929, Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation’s leading maritime museum—and one of Mystic’s most visited attractions—created to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past. This19-acre destination is comprised of numerous on-site eateries and food outlets, as well as a robust offering of private dining and event spaces. It also includes a recreated New England coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities.

Our Exclusive On-Site Catering Partner

Lancer Hospitality

With 30 years of experience in providing innovative hospitality solutions, Lancer Hospitality has honed its belief that amazing food is an essential part of any special event. We prioritize food creativity and unexpected moments of culinary “surprise and delight,” and we’re committed to seamlessly infusing this philosophy with warm and dependable service to create consistently outstanding results. Our success is defined by our commitment to taking great care of people, with no exceptions. You’ll find that our team is nimble, and we’ll pivot quickly to meet your requests with flexible solutions that exceed your expectations—one unforgettable event at a time.

Wedding Reception & Venue Options

The Boat Shed at Lighthouse Point

CAPACITY: 200 guests


Meeting House

CEREMONY HOURS: 10–11:30 a.m. and 5–6:30 p.m.

150 guests

NOTE: Member discounts are not applicable to personal special events, such as weddings, business dinners, etc. at the Museum.