There’s No Other Museum In The World Quite Like This One In Connecticut

Museums can be a fun way to learn but after awhile, you can get bored of looking at things from behind a window. Thankfully, there are places where you can actually touch history and experience the past firsthand. How, you ask? By visiting a living history museum! The fully immersive experience allows you to step back in time, with the help of actors and dedicated historians. In Connecticut, we have Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea. The entire seaport is considered a museum, including some of the boats, In fact, it’s the nation’s leading maritime museum. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Mystic Seaport is located at 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, Connecticut 06355.

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