Guided by the Stars: The Planetarium at Mystic Seaport

The night sky has always captivated humankind. But, for those who ventured to sea, understanding it and knowing how to navigate by it, was often the difference between life and death. From the earliest seafarers to those who sailed on the Charles W. Morgan at the turn of the 20th century to today’s sailors, there is no substitute for celestial navigation – even with GPS.

The Treworgy Planetarium at Mystic Seaport is the perfect place for those who love the night sky to discover a sense of wonder. Each day hundreds of people take turns wandering through the constellations, from the comfort of their seats. They learn about the stars and planets, view our moon in a new way and universally come to see the sky in a different light.