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Field Trip to Mystic, CT

Last week I decided to take the children away for a few days of R & R (although it was all learning, but don't tell them..lol)   We headed up I-95 South (although it felt like East to me...I am not good with directions)  3 hours to Mystic, CT.  Little fishing town with A LOT to offer!  We were only there 2 days and DID SO MUCH!  
Started with the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton, CT.  Only 4 exits before Mystic. I found this gem online and it was FREE so why not, right!?!  The KIDS LOVED IT!




They were allowed to touch, feel, hear all of these..buttons, knobs, switches... (it was pretty much just us and a few older people there the entire time!)


These periscopes were actually working and they could see outside onto the water and see the USS Nautilus (actual submarine we were going on next)  in the water.


The sub itself is in the water and is a floating museum in of itself.  There is a  self-guided walking tour with a radio that you take with you.  The kids just could not get…

Field Trip to Mystic, CT

Last week I decided to take the children away for a few days of R & R (although it was all learning, but don't tell them..lol)   We headed up I-95 South (although it felt like East to me...I am not good with directions)  3 hours to Mystic, CT.  Little fishing town with A LOT to offer!  We were only there 2 days and DID SO MUCH!  
Started with the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton, CT.  Only 4 exits before Mystic. I found this gem online and it was FREE so why not, right!?!  The KIDS LOVED IT!




They were allowed to touch, feel, hear all of these..buttons, knobs, switches... (it was pretty much just us and a few older people there the entire time!)


These periscopes were actually working and they could see outside onto the water and see the USS Nautilus (actual submarine we were going on next)  in the water.


The sub itself is in the water and is a floating museum in of itself.  There is a  self-guided walking tour with a radio that you take with you.  The kids just could not get…