Mystic Seaport Museum Collections Research Center

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Mission

To preserve the maritime history of Connecticut and New England. Is located in Mystic, Connecticut, less than two hours from Boston and New York and less than one hour from Hartford.

Historical Background

  • Was founded in 1929 by three Mystic residents: Dr. Charles K. Stillman, Edward E. Bradley and Carl C. Cutler.
  • s a private, not-for-profit educational institution governed by trustees and funded with a $20 million annual operating budget, provided by admissions, individual donors, foundations, sponsors, food service, the Museum Store, other retail operations, endowments and other investments.
  • Includes three major components for visitors: a re-created 19th-century coastal village with historic ships, a working preservation shipyard, and formal exhibit galleries.

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