Mystic, Conn. – Mystic Seaport will offer two Lantern Light Tours with sign language interpretation on Saturday, December 8. Tours for the deaf and hard of hearing begin at 6:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (Red
A New England holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a 70-minute progressive play that takes its audience back to Christmas Eve, 1876. A cast of almost 70 people, including actors from Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, tells the story of lost love, temptation, and Christmas miracles.
This year’s story draws inspiration from the legend of St. Nicholas as the Patron Saint of sailors, thieves, and young women looking to marry. The plot contains several exciting and humorous elements,
including a bank robbery on Christmas Eve and the return of a sailor thought lost at sea. As in years past, this year's production will include a dance, a sweet treat, a scene on one of our historic vessels, a horse and carriage-ride, and a special visit from St. Nicholas.
Visitors join a group of 16 to tour the Museum’s 19th-century village on foot, stopping at designated points to take in the next chapter in the story.
To purchase tickets for the tours please call the Museum’s Central Reservations line 860.572.5331
(tickets for these tours are not available for purchase online). Please indicate sign language
interpretation tours when calling. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Tickets are $28 for adults ($26 for members) and $21 for children ages 4-17 ($19 for youth members). Lantern Light Tours are not recommended for children under 4 years old.
The tour route covers uneven terrain and tour-goers will walk or stand for the entire production and are advised to wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather. Visitors are asked to indicate the need
for a handicap-accessible tour at the time of reservation.
About Mystic Seaport Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, it is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldestcommercial vessel still afloat. For more information, please visit www.mysticseaport.org. (860)572.0711.