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Charles W. Morgan

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
+1 860-572-5315
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Great Piece of History

Really nice restored whaling ship. It's really amazing to see what tight quarters they lived in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenneth D
Apple Valley, California
Very Well Done!

Beautifully preserved with a very knowledgable guide aboard to ask questions and share details... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marysville WA
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
+1 860-572-5315
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice restored whaling ship. It's really amazing to see what tight quarters they lived in while sailing for months at a time. Crew is very knowledgeable and great to talk to.

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully preserved with a very knowledgable guide aboard to ask questions and share details. Lovely ship and easily accessible to both main and below decks. Good demonstrations of taking in the sails. Wonderful piece of American history!

Thank Wifolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-see (and -board) if you're in Mystic, even if you're not all that into the US's seafaring history, whaling, ships in general, etc. I am (well, I'm not into whaling, but the rest), so getting to board and (self-guided) tour the Charles...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful ship. It's nice to go on board and see how people lived while on the ship. They tell a story about his wife if I recall. I can't imagine living like that for months at a time. It doesn't take much time...More

Thank JenCinVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating glimpse into our nation's whaling history, and well worth multiple visits. Plus, they have an annual reading of Moby Dick for those fans of the legend.

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take in the awe and amazement of this beauty inside and out! It is quite the sight to see walking around the port but take a step onto it and explore another world! It is free to do so and definitely worth your time. Watch...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Away from the slightly unpleasant whaling history...this is a fascinating ship.....from the low headroom below decks....the tight living quarters and less than fancy captains cabin....to the demonstrations and incredibly well informed and enthusiastic volunteers Would recommend as part of the Seaport

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I've seen the Morgan both when she sailed to Provincetown, as well as in Mystic Seaport. To see such a beautiful old ship, perfectly restored and in working order, is a marvel. We are so far removed with our technology that we forget what feats...More

Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want to learn about the history of Mystic Seaport this is the place. There is so much to see and learn about that one day is not enough.

Thank Caveman1977
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It was intriguing to tour the deck and below deck areas of this historic whaling ship. I don't know how sailors existed in such tight quarters for months at a time. The CWM was pure American history and is the crown jewel of the Mystic...More

Thank saint22
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Pauline G
28 December 2016|
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Response from tffd01 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a discount of about 4.00 per ticket if you buy them in the Olde Mistic Village.
17 August 2016|
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Response from DanMarCo | Reviewed this property |
When is the festival? It's hot now.
Rita K
8 February 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
The Charles W. Morgan will be at the Seaport at the wharf for the next several years. There is no sea journey planned.