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Charles W. Morgan

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
+1 860-572-5315
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Nice, old ship

The volunteer on this old whaling ship was very informative. We got a full tour of the ship and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eileen C
Vernon, Vermont
The last of its kind

This wooden whaleship has been lovingly preserved in original configuration. They even saild her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter P
Groton, CT
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“whaling ship” (74 reviews)
“great ship” (8 reviews)
“below deck” (17 reviews)
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
+1 860-572-5315
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The volunteer on this old whaling ship was very informative. We got a full tour of the ship and were able t9 go below deck as well.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wooden whaleship has been lovingly preserved in original configuration. They even saild her to Boston a few years ago! It is facinating how it worked.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cool whaling ship where you can see how sailors lived and took care of bringing whale blubber and oil on board in olden times. There are folks on board who will explain things to you if you ask. I got a little...More

Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old whaling ship, you can tour on board, both upper and lower decks. Everything is wonderfully restored, and it gives a real sense of what it was like to work an old whaling ship.

Thank tawny1956
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The experience was amazing. Talking to one of the staff on board about the whaling was very interesting.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is the last remaining intact wooden whaling ship. What a sight to see! The ship is large and mostly original (aside from the ropes I'm told). You're able to walk around the ship to explore the cabins and there are demonstrations on board at...More

1  Thank linmarie2017
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We could have spent all day on the Morgan. The demostrations of sail handling ae a must to watch. The staff was very informative

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We loved walking through this ship and seeing the way people lived on a whaling ship. The information provided in each area was thorough and informative.

Thank Adventurers8
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Charles W Morgan is the last of the American whale boats. It was built in 1841 and actually sailed in 2014 after much reconstruction. The ship is open for above & below deck touring. Be sure to note how little space each sailor had....More

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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
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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.