Whether you’re planning an intimate or large-scale gathering for business or pleasure, make it a standout celebration at Mystic Seaport Museum. With a variety of finely appointed indoor and outdoor spaces that are creatively inspired by our seaside surroundings, Mystic Seaport Museum provides the setting you’ve been searching for. Or variety of thoughtfully appointed indoor and outdoor event spaces are inspired by our nautical surroundings, with warm and welcoming touches at every turn. Allow our experienced special events team to walk you through the process from planning to menu selection — all the way through to seamless execution.
The steamboat Sabino is the oldest wooden, coal-fired steamboat in regular operation in the U.S. Built in 1908 in East Boothbay, Maine, by W. Irving Adams, she spent most of her career ferrying passengers and cargo between Maine’s mainland towns and its surrounding islands until being procured by Mystic Seaport Museum in 1974 to serve as a working exhibit, and then formally designated a National Historic Landmark in 1992. Consider making this unique piece of history an unforgettable part of your next special event during warm weather months.
Looking for the quintessential New England experience? Look no further than The Boat Shed at Lighthouse Point. Here, you’ll the perfect destination for a relaxed yet stylish reception, with spectacular views of Mystic Seaport Museum and the Mystic River. This open-air pavilion is renowned for its casually elegant clambake receptions and buffet-style gatherings on the picturesque riverbanks.
Built during the heyday of shipbuilding activity in Mystic about 1851, the historic Greenmanville Meeting House served as a place of worship for the Seventh-Day Baptist community before becoming a quaint private residence and then being acquired by Mystic Seaport Museum in 1955. Hold your ceremony at the church and then enjoy a short pleasant stroll to your reception — no matter where on grounds you choose to hold it.
NOTE: 10% member discounts are not applicable to personal special events, such as weddings, business dinners, etc.
Private Dining Room – 40 Guests (daytime & evening availability)
Seated – 60 Guests
Reception – 150 Guests
With 30 years of experience in providing innovative hospitality solutions, Lancer has honed its belief that amazing food is an essential part of any special event. We prioritize food creativity and unexpected moments of culinary “surprise and delight,” and we’re committed to seamlessly infusing this philosophy with warm and dependable service to create consistently outstanding results. Our success is defined by our commitment to taking great care of people, with no exceptions. You’ll find that our team is nimble, and we’ll pivot quickly to meet your requests with flexible solutions that exceed your expectations—one unforgettable event at a time.