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Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Through Sunday, March 15, 2020

Each winter as the temperature dips below freezing, Bald Eagles from as far north as Canada make their way to the open waters of the Connecticut River for easy fishing and nesting. This winter, climb aboard CT River Expedition’s 64 ft RiverQuest, a modern, environmentally friendly vessel with heated cabin and ample deck space. An on-board naturalist provides narration while you get an up-close view of the River. Coffee and use of binoculars is included in ticket price as well as free admission to Connecticut River Museum galleries and the Eagles of Essex exhibit.

Click here to book your eagle cruise.

Feb. 8th- March 15th

Boat departures on Wednesdays (Wednesdays beginning February 13th) @2:00 pm, Fridays at 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM; Saturdays and Sundays at 9:00 AM, 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM (no 9:00 trips on 2/3 & 2/4).

$42 per person. Includes free admission to the Museum’s exhibits and galleries.

Advance ticket purchase strongly suggested. All departures subject to weather conditions. Safety policies prohibit anyone under the age of ten years old on board.

GROUP TRIPS: Group reservations for adult and youth groups are available. Please contact the Museum Education Department at 860.767.8269 x113 to make a reservation. School and Youth groups are $22 per person and Adult Groups are: $37 with a self guided museum visit and $39 with a guided museum visit. A minimum of 25 is requested or a flat rate may be applied. Group trips may take place on alternative days, depending on scheduling.


February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am
March 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Jane S Raunikar
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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