March 22, 2018

Don’t be confused: Aquarium to stay open

Mystic – When news came out Monday that Mystic Seaport plans to close for six weeks this winter, Mystic Aquarium started getting phone calls and seeing comments on its Facebook page wondering if it too was closing.

Although one attraction focuses on maritime history and the other marine life, there has always been some confusion among tourists, especially since they can buy a pass to visit both.

“A lot of people think we’re one and the same,” said aquarium spokeswoman Erin Merz.

So to clarify things, Merz posted an announcement on the aquarium’s Facebook page reminding people