Mystic Seaport -- The Museum of America and the Sea -- is the nation's leading maritime museum. Explore American maritime history first-hand as you climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th-century coastal village or watch a working preservation shipyard in action. Founded in 1929, more than 300,000 people continue to visit Mystic Seaport annually.
The excursion is subsidized by the Yale University Chaplain's Office and will only cost $100. Included is admission to the seaport and all of its exhibits, dinner, entertainment, and transportation. Dinner will include lobster and other traditional New England fare, as well as a selection of entrees, pastas, salads, desserts, and beverages. There will be indoor and outdoor seating available, as well as a live band and views of the waterfront. A cash bar will be open all night.
A re-created 19th-Century Village, complete with Museum educators and roleplayers who teach you about each building's role in a coastal community. Take a horse and carriage ride and stroll through our Museum's gardens.
Tall Ships & Vessels
Our waterfront features tall ships and other historic vessels that you can climb aboard and explore. Mystic Seaport is also the home to four National Historic Landmarks vessels including: Charles W. Morgan, Emma C. Berry,L.A. Dunton, and Sabino.
Visit our Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard where you can watch us restore antique vessels using traditional methods and tools. Read about previous projects such as the building of the Freedom Schooner Amistadand watch as skilled craftspeople restore the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world.
Exhibits & Galleries
A diverse selection of formal Exhibits and Galleries including the newBuilding America's Canals and TUGS! exhibits.
Attractions & Activities
The Museum also invites visitors to get on the water with a boat rental from our Boathouse, or learn about the stars in the Treworgy Planetarium. And for our younger visitors we offer a wide variety of opportunities for learning and fun, including the Art Spot, Children's Museum, Discovery Barn, Playscape Area and Map Spot!
Shopping & Dining
Enjoy shopping at our Museum Store for maritime books, gifts, and art. Also, visit Mystic Seaport to dine on fine New England cuisine at Latitude 41° Restaurant. Browse our world-renowned Maritime Art Gallery and stop by our Bakeshop for a morning cup of coffee and fresh pastries. Complete your visit with souvenirs and outside dining.