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About the Munson Institute

The Frank C. Munson Institute for American Maritime Studies is located on the grounds of the Mystic Seaport Museum, the Museum of America and the Sea, in Mystic, Connecticut.  Founded in 1955, the institute has trained generations of scholars in the field.  Current co-directors are Glenn Gordinier and Eric Roorda.  In 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010, and 1996, the Munson Institute has hosted National Endowment for the Humanities Institutes.  

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The Munson Institute
Mystic Seaport 
P.O. Box 6000
75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT 06355-0990


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