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Mystic Aquarium  -  July 2017 Events

Pancakes with Penguins
Sunday, August 6 | 8-9:30am
$24.95  -  11+ | $20.95 - 10 and under

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Kickstart your day with a delicious breakfast buffet that includes a visit with one of our African penguins. Get your photo taken with our mascot, Petey the Penguin. This event fills fast, so make your reservations today.

Nature Play Camp Out
Sun, Aug 6 at 7:00pm – Mon, Aug 7 at 9:00am

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Pitch your tent in the Main Gallery at Mystic Aquarium.  Explore the Sea School Green and take a night hike on this unique event.  Spots are limited, so make your reservation today.

Family Overnight
Sun, Aug 13 at 7pm – Mon, Aug 14 a7 8:30am
$55 - $65

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Fall asleep among the beautiful exhibits of Mystic Aquarium’s Main Gallery. Explore our funky frogs and learn about amphibians in danger. Go on a scavenger hunt and make a really cool craft.  Children must be accompanied by a paid adult. Continental breakfast is included.

Pizza & Penguins
Sat, Aug 12 | 6:30 – 8:30pm
Adults (11 yrs +) | $24.95 | Child (up to 10 yrs)  | $20.95

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Waddle out to our great new event featuring a pizza buffet and beverage bar. Meet one of our fan fave African penguins and take your picture with our mascot Petey the Penguin. Reserve your seats today at

Women in Science Day
August 16 | 10am – 2pm
Free with Aquarium admission

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Meet and talk with Mystic Aquarium’s own women scientists, researchers and animal care professionals, as well as women from the local science communities who will share information and host hands-on activities showcasing their work. Explore career options in a variety of scientific fields. The possibilities are endless.

Adult (18+) $20; Youth (13-17) $15; Child (3-12) $12
Free for Aquarium members and children 2 and under.

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Explore the Aquarium as the sun sets over Mystic. Visit with New England’s only beluga whales and stroll through the Pacific Northwest outside to say hello to harbor seals, northern fur seals and Stellar sea lions. Then explore the Main Gallery where you’ll encounter thousands of colorful and exotic sea animals. Discover over 60 outlandishly odd and unfathomably freaky species Weird & Wonderful exhibit. Find adventure in Exploration: Wild! and see American alligators sprawl across their wetland-inspired exhibit. Then, hop in to frogs! where you can look through, crawl under and get hands-on with fun interactive exhibits and displays.  Stop by the Penguins Café outdoor kiosk for an evening snack or refreshing beverage. The Mystic Aquarium Store will also be open!

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Our buildings and grounds have been designed to provide full access and quality experience for guests with special needs. The facility is fully wheelchair-accessible, and wheelchairs are available for use during your visit on a first-come, first-served basis. We welcome people with disabilities or special needs. If any guest requires or desires assistance during their visit to Mystic Aquarium, we ask that they contact us ahead of time by calling 860.572.5955 ext.0 or see a guest services staff member upon their arrival. Our website also offers the option to download this accessibility guide for their use.

Mystic Aquarium, Institute for Exploration and Immersion Learning are divisions of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3organization. The mission of Sea Research is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through education, research and exploration.
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.
From New York City and points South: Take I-95 North to Exit 90 in Connecticut.
From Boston and points North: Take I-95 South to Exit 90 in Connecticut.
From Hartford, CT: 1. Route 2 East to Route 11 South; 2. Left onto Route 82; 3. Right onto Route 85; 4. Route 85 to Interstate 95 North; 5. I-95 North to Exit 90; 6. Follow the signs to the Aquarium at 55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06355-1997
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Phone: 860.572.5955
Fax: 860.572.5969
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