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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Full Moon trip on RiverQuest

Join us aboard RiverQuest and take a relaxing evening cruise on the lower Connecticut River. This will be a cruise to no where, timed so that, weather permitting, we will see the full moon rise. Observe how beautiful the river […]

$36 – $40

RiverQuest Osprey Cruise

See the young Osprey at and around the nests! Join us aboard RiverQuest as we quietly cruise the lower Connecticut River to learn about and observe a fascinating bird of prey, the Osprey. In mid-July, most of the young Osprey […]

$36 – $40
Event Series RiverQuest Kid’s Cruise

RiverQuest Kid’s Cruise

On select Saturday mornings  9:00am, we offer a special cruise, designed for young children and their parents, grandparents, etc., aboard RiverQuest. On this cruise, we will show young children how to use binoculars, teach them about the birds we see, […]

$10 – $20

Lectures Underway: Patrick Lynch

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Lectures Underway: Patrick Lynch 6:00 – 7:30 pm Members: $30 Non-Members: $35 RESERVE YOUR SPACE Join author and artist Patrick Lynch aboard RiverQuest to take a deep dive into the beautiful and diverse ecology of the Connecticut River. Lynch will […]

Lectures Underway: Kari Kastango

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Lectures Underway: Kari Kastango 6:00 – 8:00 pm Members: $30 Non-Members: $35 RESERVE YOUR SPACE Join us aboard RiverQuest and meet the first person to swim all 410 miles of the Connecticut River! In this Lecture Underway, Kari Kastango will […]

Event Series RiverQuest Kid’s Cruise

RiverQuest Kid’s Cruise

On select Saturday mornings  9:00am, we offer a special cruise, designed for young children and their parents, grandparents, etc., aboard RiverQuest. On this cruise, we will show young children how to use binoculars, teach them about the birds we see, […]

$10 – $20

Full Moon trip on RiverQuest or Onrust

Join us aboard RiverQuest and take a relaxing evening cruise on the lower Connecticut River. This will be a cruise to no where, timed so that, weather permitting, we will see the full moon rise. Observe how beautiful the river […]

$36 – $40
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