Now through September 5, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying CT resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

Upcoming Events

  • Speed: Hydroplane Racing on the Connecticut River, 1900-1940

    Coming This Spring! April 8 – October 9 Speed: Hydroplane Racing on the Connecticut River, covers the era of speed racing on the Connecticut River during the first forty years of the Twentieth Century, before America’s entry into World War […]

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  • Onrust and RiverQuest Cruises 2022

    Two Ways to Cruise the Connecticut River Sail on the Onrust or Cruise on the RiverQuest RESERVE YOUR CRUISE HERE! The Onrust, a re-creation of the vessel Adriaen Block built in 1614, is available for public cruises and private charters […]

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  • Thursdays on the Dock – Butter Jones

    Thursdays on the Dock Butter Jones Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:30 – 7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening […]

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From Our Shop

Connecticut River Museum Caps


100% cotton, six-panel washed pigment-dyed cap featuring tuck-away leather strap with antique brass buckle. Mesh lining. CRM Logo embroidered on front with Connecticut River Museum embroidered on back.



Speed: Hydroplane Racing on the CT River, 1900 – 1940
April 8 – October 9


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