Current Events & Exhibits

Connecticut River Museum is well known for its wonderful and educational events and exhibitions. Please view all the upcoming happenings taking place by the Connecticut River this season.

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29th Annual Holiday Train Show

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

29th Annual Holiday Train Show Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Trains run daily Tuesday through Sunday Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - Sunday, February 19, 2023 The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut […]

Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

Saturday, January 28, 2023 9:00 am - 10:00 am RESERVE YOUR SPACE The Connecticut River Museum now hosts Sensory-Friendly Hours. Reserve your space today! Thanks to a generous grant from The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer sensory […]

STEAMgirls at CRM: Ming Thompson

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Thursday, February 7, 2023 6:00 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Ming Thompson FREE program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. STEAMgirls participants […]

Homeschool Programming: Steam Power

Steam Power Connecticut River Museum Boathouse Wednesday, February 8 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Program Cost: $15.00 per session for land-based programs $25.00 per session for boat-based programs Getting from Place to Place-Steam Technology and Simple Machines. Explore steam technology […]

Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises 2023

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February and March 2023 Every winter, Bald Eagles from as far north as Canada make their way to the open waters of the Connecticut River for easy fishing and nesting. Get up-close aboard RiverQuest, an environmentally […]

CRM Talks – Elizabeth Normen – “Venture Smith”

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

CRM Talks - Elizabeth Normen "Venture Smith" Thursday, February 23, 2023 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members FREE Non-Members $5.00 RESERVE YOUR SEAT  Elizabeth Normen presents: The Central Role of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound in the Life of […]

STEAMgirls at CRM: Erica Cirino

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 6:00 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Erica Cirino FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. STEAMgirls participants […]

CRM Talks – Steve Taylor, Connecticut Valley Agriculture: A Continuum of Change

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

CRM Talks - Steve Taylor Tuesday, March 21, 2023 6:00 - 7:00 pm VIRTUAL presentation Members FREE Non-Members $5.00 RESERVE YOUR SEAT  Steve Taylor presents Connecticut Valley Agriculture: A Continuum of Change From First Nations people to European settlers to […]

Homeschool Programming: Raptors on the River

Raptors on the River Connecticut River Museum RiverQuest Wednesday, March 22 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Program Cost: $15.00 per session for land-based programs $25.00 per session for boat-based programs Take a boat ride on the RiverQuest for a 2-hour […]

STEAMgirls at CRM: Shani Mensing

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 6:00 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Shani Mensing FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. STEAMgirls participants […]

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