In Mystic

New Exhibits at Mystic Aquarium

New Exhibits at Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd.
, CT
860 572 5955

Usually, it’s best to stay far away from jellyfish, but the Aquarium’s new Jellies: The Ocean in Motion really draws you in – for a fascinating (and extremely colorful) up-close look at these rarely appreciated creatures.
Mystic Arts Center

Mystic Arts Center

9 Water Street
, CT
860 536 7601
860 536 0610 fax

Mystic Arts Center houses a state-of-the-art education center, five art galleries and a permanent collection on a panoramic riverfront terrace and garden area with spectacular views of the Mystic River.
Exhibits and More at Mystic Seaport

Exhibits and More at Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Avenue
, CT
888.973.2767
860.572.0711

With the tugboat Kingston II greeting you right at the museum’s front gate, Mystic Seaport has a lot to pull you in. Among the highlights: the ongoing renovation of the Museum's signature vessel – Charles W. Morgan -- and their latest interactive exhibit: "Neptune's Orchestra."
Titanic: 12,450 feet below at Mystic Aquarium

Titanic: 12,450 feet below at Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Boulevard
, Connecticut
860-572-5955

Step back in time and be part of the story - a legend 100 years in the making - in Mystic Aquarium’s newest exhibit, Titanic – 12,450 Feet Below.

On the Coast

Connecticut River Museum

Connecticut River Museum

67 Main Street
, CT
860-767-8269

Explore the natural beauty and cultural heritage of New England’s Great River. Climb aboard the world’s first submarine, experience the 1814 British raid on Essex, enjoy our waterfront grounds. Interactive exhibits, river cruises, special programs, heritage festivals, children’s camps, more.
The Gallery at Firehouse Square

The Gallery at Firehouse Square

239 Bank Street
, CT
860-443-0344

THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE will connect you emotionally and physically to coastal and inland waters, ocean, and representational art depicting splendor of natural world. New London’s only maritime art gallery, it’s a treasure trove of history.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

625 Williams Street
, CT
860 443 2545 x 130
860 442 1280 fax

Lyman Allyn Art Museum was established in 1926 as a place for local citizens to learn about art and culture. The permanent collection includes over 10,000 pieces with an emphasis on American art.
Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Road
, CT
860 694 3558
860 694 4150 fax

Home of the Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered vessel and the first ship to go to the North Pole, The Submarine Force Museum traces the development of the “Silent Service” from the 1700s to more recent Ohio and Virginia class submarines.
Florence Griswold Museum

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme Street
, CT
860 434 5542
860 434 9778 fax

The Florence Griswold Museum is the ultimate art, nature, and history-lover’s destination.

In the Country

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

110 Pequot Trail
, CT
800 411 9671
860 396 6850 fax

Journey back 18,000 years to discover the native and natural history of southeastern Connecticut. Award-winning museum includes interactive exhibits, dioramas, historic artifacts,movies, observation tower, restaurant, gift shop. Open year round.
Slater Memorial Museum

Slater Memorial Museum

305 Broadway
, CT
860 887 2505

The Slater Museum awakens visitors to the richness and diversity of the human experience through art and history. For over 100 years, the Museum has exhibited the best examples of fine and decorative art, representing a broad range of world cultures.
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