NEW DATE!! Thursdays on the Dock: Cherry Pie

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

Thursdays on the Dock Cherry Pie Thursday, August 31, 2023 5:30 - 7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple for 14 years and is still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and […]

2023 Annual Meeting

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

Call of Annual Meeting  The Trustees of the Connecticut River Museum at Steamboat Dock, Inc. cordially invite MEMBERS to attend the Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at the Museum. The Chair, Treasurer, and Executive Director […]

Essex Source to Sea Cleanup

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

The Essex Land Trust, Sustainable Essex, and the Connecticut River Museum will participate in the Connecticut River Conservancy Source to Sea Cleanup on September 23. Meet at the Connecticut River Museum at 9:00 AM for a briefing and will proceed […]

Brenda Milkofsky Curatorial Fund Dinner

Old Lyme Country Club 40 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT, United States

SOLD OUT! Thursday, October 12, 2023 Old Lyme Country Club 40 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme 6:00 p.m. Please join us as we kickoff the Connecticut River Museum's 50th Anniversary at the Brenda Milkofsky Curatorial Dinner on October 12, 2023! Delight […]

Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

Saturday, October 14, 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 […]

Conjuring Fear: The Legacy of the Connecticut Witch Trials

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

Live from the Boathouse! Beth Caruso presents Conjuring Fear: The Legacy of the Connecticut Witch Trials The Annual Horace Beck Lecture 6:00 – 7:00 pm Members: FREE (please use the ticket reservation link to reserve your spot) Non-Members: $5.00 >> […]

30th Annual Train Show

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

30th Annual Train Show November 21, 2023 - February 18, 2024 Do you hear the train coming? All Aboard! Don’t miss out on this New England holiday tradition. The family-friendly Train Show exhibit is back for its 30th year at […]

Mistletoe and Martinis

Brushmill by the Waterfall 129 W Main St, Chester, United States

Mistletoe and Martinis To be held at Brushmill by the Waterfall in Chester Wednesday, December 6, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 pm   Get ready for an unforgettable evening filled with merriment and joy!   Learn more and purchase tickets HERE.

Homeschool Program: Eagle Watch 2

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

The February class sold out, so we've added a second date!  Eagle Watch 2! March 7, 2024   10:00am – 12:00pm Get out on the River with a ride on RiverQuest. – this two-hour cruise along the lower Connecticut River will offer opportunities […]

Exhibit Opening: Getting There: Wayfinding on the Water in the Pre-Modern Age

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

Getting There: Wayfinding on the Water in the Pre-Modern Age Exhibition Opening Celebration Thursday, April 18, 2024 4pm - 6pm Uncover history during curator-led tours, discover celestial navigation, and enjoy small bites and beverages. Plus, you'll be the first to […]

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