Mystic Seaport, just under an hour's drive from Hartford, allows
visitors to experience the classic New England seafaring community.
Its four sections include a restored 19th century village,
comprising more than 30 shops and businesses; the waterfront,
featuring tall ships and other historic vessels that visitors can
climb aboard and explore; the preservation shipyard, where antique
vessels are restored using traditional methods and tools; and a
collection of galleries and exhibits. Mystic Seaport is the perfect
family destination, with several restaurants, boating activities
and children's programs.
Telephone: (860) 572 5315
Opening Time: In summer (March 26 to October): open daily, from 9am
to 5pm. In winter (November to March 25): open from Thursday to
Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Admission: $24 (adults), $15 (youth 6-17). Other concessions are