Mystic Seaport is actually a collection of quite a few (I think 8) different museums, set up around the waterfront as a period 19th-century shipyard and village. There were lots of boats of all different styles to board- my son liked the pirate-looking ship and a few boats you could actually sail on as well. Plus there were workshops on shipbuilding, historical stores, a schoolhouse, Town Green (great for playing frisbee and picnicking), a planetarium, and a hands-on little kids museum. We had beautiful weather and it turned out there was a music festival that day too, so there were lots of very talented "sailors" singing their songs on the boats, in town, and in the buildings.
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