Mystic Aquarium 55 Coogan Boulevard • Stonington • CT 06355


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Nestled just to the north of popular destination town Mystic, this contemporary aquarium boasts fantastic, interactive event rooms and a dedicated staff who are passionate about helping couples create their perfect celebration.
  • Stylish exhibit galleries are transformed into stellar event spaces, with flexible floor plans to meet a variety of needs. Some of our favorites include the Sharks & Rays habitat and the indoor/outdoor Beluga Whale exhibit—the largest of its kind in the world.
  • Your rental fee helps support the aquarium’s conservation and research efforts, sustainable seas projects, and their outstanding community outreach programs. Your event is also an opportunity to introduce your guests to these amazing animals—cool experiences like a sea lion show, penguin experience, and shark tank may be added to your event!

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $3,500/event
Ceremony Fee
  • $795/event
Package Prices
  • $144–174/person
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen
  • All packages include:

    • Passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres
    • Plated first course and entrées
    • Open bar and sparkling wine toast
    • Bite-sized sweets and petit-fours
    • Coffee & tea service
    • Tables, chairs, china, glassware, flatware, and linens
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 23%
Additional Info
  • Unique wedding enhancements are available!

    Discovery Lab | $600 for 2 hours
    Touch basins with crabs and sea stars.

    Virtual Reality | $650 for 2 hours (up to 4 hours)
    Guests can choose from 4 different experiences.

    Shark Touch Tank | $1,200 for 4 hours
    Have the Shark's Touch habitat open for your entire event and allow guests to interact with live sharks.

    Penguins Experience | $1,200 for 1 hour
    Live introduction to the African penguins during the first hour of your event, with 2 penguins and 2 trainers.

    Private Sea Lion Show | $1,500
    Enjoy a spectacular private show during your event.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 180 180
Cocktails, etc. Standing 180 180
Reception Seated 180 180
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 180.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Zoo / Aquarium

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Other View


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