Parents who intend on planning a fun-filled day of activities for
them and their children should strongly consider paying a visit to
The Mystic Seaport and/or The Mystic Aquarium. Both venues provide
children with a tremendous amount of intrigue, various educational
benefits and unforgettable memories that will last for a lifetime.
The Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America & The Sea, is the most
popular and highly regarded maritime museum in the United
States. This prestigious maritime museum will be celebrating its
80th anniversary in 2010 and its widespread popularity is exemplified
by the fact that it has annually hosted more than 300,000 visitors in
There are several different activities that you can enjoy upon
visiting The Mystic Seaport, including taking an adventurous walk
through a breathtaking 19th-century themed coastal village,
witnessing an active working preservation shipyard and climbing
aboard tall ships that possess great historic significance. The
Mystic Seaport also carries an extensive selection of mind-blowing
formal exhibits and galleries.
The Mystic Aquarium Institute for Exploration is an exceptional venue
for children's birthday parties, family adventures and educationally
motivated activities such as field trips. It features animal
exhibits for African penguins, beluga whales, fish, sea lions and
seals that are sure to blow your children's minds.
This venue offers must-see Sea Lion Shows at various times throughout
weekdays and weekends. The Mystic Aquarium also provides feeding
times that enable you and your children to safely feed the beautiful
animals that are located at the venue. Make sure to visit www.mysticaquarium.org
to find the specific times that these features are offered since
they are subject to change.
These two immensely popular venues provide children with everlasting
memories and parents with some much needed quality time with their
children. Visit the official websites for The Mystic Seaport and The
Mystic Aquarium to find a detailed calendar of events as well as
further descriptions for other exciting activities that you can enjoy
upon visiting each venue.