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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Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

Tuesday, April 11, 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 […]

Osprey/Eagle Cruise on RiverQuest

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Saturday, April 15, 2023 10:00 am Passenger (Ages 10+): $45 2 Hour Cruise RESERVE YOUR SPACE RiverQuest departs from its permanent home at the Connecticut River Museum for early spring cruises. Ticket holders enjoy the river and its wildlife from […]

Osprey/Eagle Cruise on RiverQuest

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Sunday, April 16, 2023 10:00 am Passenger (Ages 10+): $45 2 Hour Cruise RESERVE YOUR SPACE RiverQuest departs from its permanent home at the Connecticut River Museum for early spring cruises. Ticket holders enjoy the river and its wildlife from […]

CRM Talks – Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

CRM Talks - Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes Live From the Boathouse Tuesday, April  18, 2023 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members FREE Non-Members $5.00 RESERVE YOUR SEAT  Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes presents: Ebb and Flow: Redefining “Maritime History” through […]

Earth Day Cruise With Brian Hess on RiverQuest

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Saturday, April 22, 2023 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm All Ages: $20 2 Hour Cruise RESERVE YOUR SPACE A special 90-minute cruise in celebration of Earth Day; $20 for all ages Brian Hess, a wildlife biologist with the DEEP Wildlife […]

Osprey/Eagle Cruise on RiverQuest

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Sunday, April 23, 2023 10:00 am Passenger (Ages 10+): $45 2 Hour Cruise RESERVE YOUR SPACE RiverQuest departs from its permanent home at the Connecticut River Museum for early spring cruises. Ticket holders enjoy the river and its wildlife from […]

Homeschool Programming: Earth Day Celebration

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Earth Day Celebration Connecticut River Museum Wednesday, April 26 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 Dirt is a nature hero. Investigate soil, how it works, and dirt's […]

Homeschool Programming: Indigenous People at Bushnell Farm

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Indigenous People at Bushnell Farm Connecticut River Museum Wednesday, May 31 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 Bushnell Farm is a 22-acre, 17th-century sea-farm which houses a […]

Homeschool Programming: Water Water Everywhere

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Water Water Everywhere Connecticut River Museum Wednesday, June 28 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 Visit our new exhibit Water/Ways. After the visit, learn about watersheds, the […]

Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

Monday, July 10, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 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 […]

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