Posts Tagged ‘connecticut river’

Paddle Program – Come Paddle With Us!
July 11, 2019

Explore the North, Middle, South Coves, and Nott Island on Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs), and Canoes.

The 2 hour paddle price includes your vessel, a laminated map to show you the best spots to paddle, and a Personal Flotation Device (pfd). These paddles are self -guided.

Admission to the museum is only $5 with price of paddle! 

Book Your Paddle Today!

Come paddle during the week – just give 48 hours notice.

Private Paddle Tours with our Education staff are available. These paddles must be booked in advance.  Please contact the Director of Education, Suzanne Burns, for pricing and information. 860-767-8269, ext  113 or email sburns@ctrivermuseum.org.

Plan Your Paddle!

June: Saturday and Sunday – 8 am, 10 am, and 2 pm
July and August: Saturday and Sunday – 8 am, 10 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm
September and October: Saturday and Sunday – 10 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm

Each paddle is 2 hours.

Single Kayak, Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)/ $25 member, $35 nonmember

Tandem Kayak, Canoe/ $35 member, $45 nonmember

Book Your Paddle Today!

Onrust River Cruises
July 30, 2019

River Cruises – Private Charters – Bring a Picnic!

Onrust is a 53′ gaff rigged and auxiliary engine powered replica of Adriaen Block’s vessel, one of the first western style ships built in the new world. And the first ever to sail up the Connecticut River.

Join us for a sail or for a private charter. Picnics are encouraged!

Public Sail Times
Thursday – Saturday 2:00, 4:00, and 6:00 pm
Sunday and Monday 2:00 pm

Private Charter Sails
Call 860-767-8269, ext 121 for further information

26th Annual Holiday Train Show
October 7, 2019

Open Now!

Trains run daily Tuesday through Sunday
November 27, 2019 – February 23, 2020

The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum for its 26th year of fun for all ages.

See what train artist Steve Cryan has created this year!

A fully operational 26 foot train layout, “I SPY” scavenger hunts,

and toddler sized viewing layout are all part of the fun!

Onrust River Cruises
July 30, 2019

Sail on the Onrust from June 20 through October 25, 2020

The Connecticut River Museum hosts the Onrust, a re-creation of the vessel Adriaen Block built in 1614.  Now in its fourth year on our docks, Onrust is available for public cruises and private charters through October 25.

Built over several years in upstate New York using traditional plans and means, the Onrust is a wholly unique ship that serves to educate and entertain visitors curious about the age of exploration, the fur trade, and our early colonial history.

River cruises are offered Thursdays through Mondays. While at dock, the Onrust is available for exploration. (based on staff availability)

27th Annual Holiday Train Show
September 8, 2020

Trains run daily Tuesday through Sunday
November 24, 2020 – February 15, 2021

The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum for its 27th year of fun for all ages.

See what train artist Steve Cryan has created this year!

A fully operational 26 foot train layout, “I SPY” scavenger hunts,

and toddler sized viewing layout are all part of the fun!

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