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Olde Mistick Village, Mystic

(3.9/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Step back into the 18th century at Olde Mistick Village. All the mall's shops are housed inside recreated houses typical for 1720s New England. Most offer locally produced goods that can't be found anywhere else. Peruse everything from clothes and accessories to handcrafts and food. The village has a selection of restaurants, and a theater shows movies and hosts live performances. Throughout the year, you can happen upon many events, exhibits, and festivals here. Even though this isn't a typical mall, modern facilities are available, along with plenty of parking space. For Olde Mistick Village and beyond, use our Mystic holiday planner to get the most from your Mystic vacation.
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  • like traveling back in time, the place is nice for a walk, visit all the little local shops, prices vary from store to store, but still a lovely attraction in Mystic. easy to get from here to the aqua...  more »
  • Always fun even in the cold. Always another shop to see and warm up in. Warmer times are great too. I love the Army NAVY STORE. 
  • Visited here on our way back from Boston. There are many nice gift shops featuring everything from a store that features gifts and treats from many foreign countries, to an Irish store , old country g...  more »
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  • A favorite stop whenever I'm in Mystic! The general store has lots of interesting things, including delicious fudge! I've enjoyed many a day wandering through the shops and spending time with family. Feels quaint, and quiet, even though it's right off the high way. Will be back next summer!
  • Super cute place. Plenty of great shops. Like a mini-village inside the village of Mystic. It definitely has the feel of an old world town from the 1800 or 1700's ... There's like 30 or so shops in this small area - probably about 1000 feet from one end to the other. It's a nice little experience.
  • The Village, though it doesn’t have an M. Night Shyamalan twist like the other Village, is a neat place to do some touristy shopping, eating, and drinking. Due to the proximity to the aquarium, it works well for a post aquarium visit as you can just walk over. The shops are mostly touristy stuff, but it is still nice to take a stroll around the village with the duck pond, mill, and the buildings that are all recreations of a 19th century village. The food and drink places are fairly good for the touristy setting as well. It’s a nice change from other touristy areas, so well worth a visit.
  • Beautiful little seatown with it's own drawbridge, several coffee shops,candy stores, art galleries, and lodging options. Locals walk their dogs here, people play in the street, you'll find access to the waterway and beaches, and enjoy walking around this quaint town. Shopping in specialty stores is abundant
  • Great outdoor shopping mall. The Army Navy store is cool, Franklin General Store is expensive but has great cheese and fudge as well as all sorts of New England related products, and the toy store at the far end is neat, too. The movie theatre there is amazing! Leather seats that are plush and oversized! Can't beat it. Steak Loft restaurant is cozy and tasty. Lots of photographic opportunities there, too.