The Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies

Street Address:
PO Box 6000, 75 Greemanville Avenue
City:
Mystic
State:
CT
Country:
USA
Postal Code:
06355-0990
Telephone:
860-572-0711 x5049
Facsimile:
860-572-5329
School Programs:
For over 50 years, the Munson Institute has been dedicated to the graduate-level study of American Maritime History employing a variety of contrasting approaches to the field, with an emphasis on social and cultural history. Scholarship is fostered is through seminars, courses, experiential learning opportunities, field trips and independent study.
Study Collections:

Munson Institute utilizes as its campus, beautiful Mystic Seaport, one of the largest and most comprehensive maritime museums of its kind in the world. The museum is located in coastal Connecticut and occupies over 40 acres of historic buildings and maintains more than 500 historic vessels. Special advantage is taken of primary source materials from the vast manuscript collections of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Available also are Mystic Seaport?s public exhibits and the museum?s Conservation Resource Center, where artifacts and photographs are preserved for research.

The Munson Institute is dedicated to the graduate-level teaching and study of American Maritime History employing a variety of contrasting approaches to the field, with an emphasis on social and cultural history. Scholarship is fostered is through seminars, courses, experiential learning opportunities, field trips and independent study.