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Mystic Connecticut 06355

Mystic CT Town Travel Business Information

Mystic CT MapMystic, Connecticut is a village along the Mystic River in New London County. With no independent government of its own, Mystic is only recognized as a municipality within the state, located in the towns of Groton and Stonington. Mystic began as a thriving shipbuilding community during the clipper ship era.

Mystic SeaportToday, Mystic is full of culture, history, and activities, reeling in a great number of tourists each year.

Mystic, CT is home of the world’s largest maritime museum, which has preserved several sailing ships, most notably the whaler Charles W. Morgan, and the seaport buildings ashore.

The Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, most notable for its research department and work with marine life rehabilitation, is a popular stop for many, especially to see the beluga whales. Exhibits of Dr. Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, are also on display at the Mystic Aquarium.

The bascule bridge marks the business district, filled with many shops and restaurants. Shop Old Mystic General Store, Mystic CT AttractionsThe most famous restaurant is Mystic Pizza, which inspired the name of a 1988 film.

The town of Mystic was used during the shooting of the film, Mystic Pizza, but the restaurant was not used. Various scenes from the movie Amistad were also shot at the Mystic Seaport. Even though Mystic has had its Hollywood debut, the laid-back New England feel remains throughout the town.

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Mystic Connecticut Town Guide


Visit Mystic Seaport, Mystic Connecticut

Incorporated: 1859
County: New London
Mystic, CT Population:
2010: 4,205

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 41.2113
Longitude: -71.5746

Mystic CT Local Information
Mystic Police Dispatch: 911
Mystic Fire Department: 860-536-8453
Ambulance Service: 911
Town Hall Telephone: 860-553-5000


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