Mystic Aquarium is located in scenic Mystic, Connecticut, and is one of the only three American facilities with Steller sea lions and the only one in New England to have beluga whales. There are special exhibits with rays, a shark touch pool, an exhibit with African penguins, a jellyfish gallery, and an ecosystems exhibit called Exploration: Wild.
Mystic Aquarium is home to three beluga whales, two northern fur seals, three Steller sea lions, seven California sea lions, a large colony of African black-footed penguins, harbor seals, a unicorn fish, octopus, blue tang, sand tiger sharks, and many other ocean dwellers. Visitors can have close encounters with several species, such as the African penguins, beluga whales, and stingrays.
Contact: 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355, Phone: 860-572-5955
Photo: Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
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