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Stonington, Connecticut
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

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Located in Mystic, CT (1 mile from Stonington)

Located in Mystic, CT, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is a combination wildlife sanctuary, natural history museum, and educational facility highlighting the habitats of southeastern Connecticut. Our mission is to inspire and nurture appreciation and scientific understanding of the natural world and foster a personal environmental ethic.

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Hiking Nature
Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House

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Located in Stonington, CT

This 16-room Victorian mansion was built in 1852 by two brothers, Captains Nathaniel Brown Palmer and Alexander Smith Palmer. Memorabilia pertaining to Nathaniel's discovery of Antarctica and the Palmer brothers' adventurous lives, as well as other Stonington family portraits, furnishings and artifacts are on display.

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Historic Museum
Denison Homestead Museum

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Located in Mystic, CT (1 mile from Stonington)

This historic Denison house, Pequotsepos Manor, was the home for six generations of one American family before it became a museum in 1948. [E]ach of the five main rooms represents a different period of history in America and the Denison Family, and therefore features the Denisons who lived in the house at that period.

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Museum Historic
Olde Mistick Village

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Located in Mystic, CT (1 mile from Stonington)

Let us take you back to a tranquil period of life where you can relax and shop in a leisurely way. Step back into the 1700s. Experience Early American charm and beauty. Linger in more than forty quaint shoppes, which feature many unique items from around the world found only at Olde Mistick Village.

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Shopping
Mystic Seaport Museum

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Located in Mystic, CT (2 miles from Stonington)

Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.”

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Family Attraction Historic Museum Planetarium
Mystic Museum of Art

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Located in Mystic, CT (2 miles from Stonington)

Mystic Museum of Art, a part of the Connecticut art scene for 100 years, is a place where culture, tradition, and the charm of small town New England converge. Founded in 1913 by a group of prominent artists rooted in the philosophy of the 19th century French landscape painters, Mystic Museum of Art today serves as an arts and culture center for southeastern Connecticut. Key figures in MMoA’s early history include Charles H. Davis, founder of the Mystic Art Colony, and Henry Ward Ranger, who founded the art colony at Old Lyme but later moved to Noank village, one town over from Mystic, and began exhibiting at Mystic Museum of Art.

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Museum
Voyager Cruises

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Located in Mystic, CT (2 miles from Stonington)

Join us for sailing cruises aboard the Tall Ship Mystic or the Schooner Argia. You can sail with us all year 'round!

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Boating

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