There is still some summer left in New England, and Mystic Aquarium is a great place to enjoy some Monday night fun!!
Today and next Monday (the 31st) are the last two days to enjoy Mystic at night with out the heat, sun, humidity, or large crowds!!
We got to explore the Aquarium at night and loved it!! Almost all of the attractions were open (the penguins were not sadly) and we got to explore without the heat!!
Check out some of the fun we had, and things we got to see.
Mystic Aquarium Introduces Summer Nights Every Monday in August
Mystic, CT -- Mystic Aquarium launched Summer Nights this past Monday for guests to enjoy some of the more popular exhibits as dusk settles on the day. Everyduring the month of August, visit Mystic Aquarium from and experience the allure of summer nights at the Aquarium.
Experience underwater worlds throughout the main gallery where guests can see sharks, jelly fish, stingrays, frogs, turtles, and more. Explore exhibits like Washed Ashore and the ever-popular Arctic coast where visitors enjoy New England’s only Beluga whales. Find adventure and come face-to-face with six foot American alligators in Exploration: Wild.
There is no better way to unwind then with the tranquility of Mystic Aquarium after hours.
Guests can also take advantage of special hotel discountsnights in August. The Mystic Hilton is offering a 30% discount every with room rates ranging from $149 - $299. Residence Inn-Mystic offers 15% off on rooms booked through . Enjoy 10% off meals every Monday at the Steak Loft and Pink Basil both located in Olde Mystick Village.
Beat the heat, bypass the crowds, and relish in this new summer tradition. It’s heat wave happy hour at Mystic Aquarium.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate starting atday of event. $20 adults (18+); $15 youth (13-17); $12 child (3-12); Free for Aquarium members and children 2 and younger. Guests can enjoy the Arctic coast, Exploration: Wild, and main gallery throughout the evening.
About Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium is a division of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, and is counted among the nation’s leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England’s only beluga whales. Mystic Aquarium has been a pioneer in offering guests a variety of up close encounters with a wide range of marine animals. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education and research. Sea Research receives major support from United Technologies Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company and Foxwoods Resort Casino. Learn more at mysticaquarium.org.
This post is written by Sarah Coulsey. She is a Wife, and Mother of two boys living in New England. This post may contain affiliate links.