Welcome to the Thames River Heritage Park — a collection of historic and cultural attractions in New London and Groton, Connecticut, linked by water, that tell the story of our nation. Whether you have a morning, a day, or weekend, you’ll enjoy a rich and diverse experience on both shores of the Thames River.
TO WATER TAXI LANDINGS
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Thames River Heritage Park water taxi connects you to the 20+ heritage sites that comprise the Park. For the sites’ hours of operation, go Visit Historic Sites and check the hours for the sites that interest you.
Guided tours of Fort Trumbull, Fort Griswold, and Historic Downtown New London are offered on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Show your Harbor Cruise Ticket or Season Pass to get great discounts and promotions from these participating businesses. If they have a street-facing window you’ll find this Ride & Save decal indicating they have something special for our passengers.
We at Thames River Heritage Park look forward to your participation in the inaugural Docent Academy.
A confirmation of your registration and payment receipt will be emailed to you directly.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Catherine Foley
Thames River Heritage Park FoundationP.O. Box 851New London, CT 06320Administration(860) 444-4401 / Email
Weekend Water Taxi Operation(856) 259-1293