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.
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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.
Our exciting NEW promotion with Shore Line East offers SLE ticket holders a 10% discount on Water Taxi season passes. Just show your ticket at the boat. This starts June 1st.
Thames River Heritage Park FoundationP.O. Box 851New London, CT 06320Administration(860) 444-4401 / Email
Weekend Water Taxi Operation(856) 259-1293