Saturday, June 27, 2009

Mystic Seaport: FREE for Kids every Monday in July

Mystic Seaport Admits Kids for Free Every Monday in July

Mystic, Conn ~ Kids 17 and under will be admitted into Mystic Seaport for free every Monday in July (July 6, 13, 20 and 27).

This special month-long offer is limited to four children per one paying adult.

Regular Museum admission price for youth ages 6 - 17 is $15. A family with four children visiting Mystic Seaport will realize a savings of $60.

New family-friendly activities offered at the Museum this summer include Map Spot: Exploring the World of Maps, a hands-on exhibit providing opportunities for collaborative learning and play; a Nautical Instrument Cart that introduces basic navigation techniques and tools; and Restoring an Icon: The Charles W. Morgan, an interactive exhibit that interprets the preservation of the last wooden whaleship in the world.

Additionally, children can discover stars in the Planetarium, take part in a participatory play about whaling, play 19th-century games, explore the Children’s Museum and create their own toy boat keepsake in the Museum’s Hand-On History Program. Other Hands-On History workshops include wood carving, smithing, candle dipping, printing and scrimshaw carving. A fee of $5 is charged per workshop.

“Kids Free Admission Day” offer is not transferable and subject to change without notice.

Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. The Museum is located one mile south of exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT, and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $24 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-17. Children 5 and under are always admitted for free. For more information, call 888.973.2767 or visit

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