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At Mystic Aquarium, close encounters of the incredible kind happen every day!

Whether you’re touching a ray, feeling the splash of a beluga whale, going beak-to-nose with a penguin or exploring the five most extreme habitats of our ocean planet, you’ll learn more and “sea” more than you ever thought possible!

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Hours of Operation

2018
January 1st 9:00am to 4:50pm
January 2nd – February 16 10:00am to 4:50pm
February 17 – March 31 9:00am to 4:50pm
April 1 – September 3 9:00am to 5:50pm
September 4 – November 30 9:00am to 4:50pm
December 1 – December 24 10:00am to 4:50pm
December 26 – December 31st 9:00am to 4:50pm

Open daily (except for Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Once inside, guests may visit ten additional minutes after close. Hours are subject to change without
notice.

In the event of severe weather, please call 860.572.5955 for updates.

Directions

Mystic Aquarium is located in Mystic just off Exit 90 on Interstate 95, about 10 miles east of New London along Connecticut’s southeastern shore.

Parking is always free.

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Exhibit Map

2018 Visitor Map

Rails to the Whales

You can ride Shoreline East’s Rails to the Whales at Mystic Aquarium.

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Frequently Asked Questions

So many possibilities, so many questions. We’ll try to answer them all.

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