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Mystic Seaport Museum

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Mystic Seaport is a museum that strives to inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience. The Museum’s grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated 19th-century coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. The Museum is home to more than 500 historic watercraft, including four National Historic Landmark vessels, most notably the 1841 whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN, America’s oldest commercial ship still in existence. Please visit our Educators Website for primary source materials:


Programs by Mystic Seaport Museum

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Conversations in 1876: Meet a Mystic Seaport Museum Roleplayer!

Transport your students into the past from the comfort of your own classroom!  In this program, students will meet one of our three roleplayers who specialize in bringing their 1876 characters to life via our digital classroom.  Several themed...


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From Corsets to Coopers: Primary Sources from 19th-Century Whaling

The CHARLES W. MORGAN, built and launched in 1841, is the last of an American whaling fleet that numbered more than 2,700 vessels. This interactive program features primary source materials including artifacts and documents that will give students...


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Krystal Rose
75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic CT 06355
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Mystic Seaport Museum cover:

Social Studies/History
Language Arts/English

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"This experience is valuable for so many reasons; not just the learning aspect of it. Something like this virtual program is a really neat opportunity for them (the students)."- Emily Schimelman, Teacher, Hamden Hall Country Day School, CT

"We actually got to talk to somebody, and in a book, you can't ask a question because it wouldn't talk back!" - Student, Hamden Hall Country Day School, CT

"We learned a lot of other information and a lot of big words!"- Student, Hamden Hall Country Day School, CT