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Connecticut River Museum

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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
860-767-8269

October 2021

Fall Foliage Cruise on the Connecticut River

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$35

October 24, 2021 Two Sails! 11:00 am or 1:00 pm Join us for a foliage cruise on the Connecticut River aboard our replica of the historic ship Onrust. Enjoy the vibrant colors and enchanting scents of the river and nature in autumn in the Connecticut River Valley. Light snacks served. $35/person Click Here to Book! Questions: Call 860-767-8269, Ext. 110

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November 2021

28th Annual Holiday Train Show

November 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 20, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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28th Annual Holiday Train Show Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trains run daily Tuesday through Sunday Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - Sunday, February 20, 2022 The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum for its 28th 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…

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Trees in the Rigging

November 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Sunday, November 28, 2021 4:30 - 6:30 pm Trees in the Rigging Boat Parade Kick off the season in Essex with the annual TREES IN THE RIGGING Boat Parade.  Following the Town of Essex Pandemic Task Force guidance, this year's event will only feature the on-water boat parade.  The traditional, lantern-lit carol stroll down Main Street will be back again once restrictions are lifted within the State of CT. To keep Santa and his elves safe, they will also be…

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December 2021

Mistletoe & Martinis

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:00 - 9:00 pm Mistletoe & Martinis! Join us Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Featuring signature martinis, seasonal drinks, fabulous hors d'oeuvres from Gourmet Galley Catering, and music! More information to come, please watch this site!   Sponsored in part by: Bogaert Construction Co. - Guilford Savings Bank in Partnership with Community Foundation of Middlesex County - Reynolds Garage and Marine

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Connecticut River Museum Speaker Series – Steve Cryan – Steam Power of the CT River Valley

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Connecticut River Speaker Series - Steve Cryan - Steam Power of the CT River Valley Thursday, December 16 6:00 - 7:00 pm Free. Cryan will discuss Steam Power of the Connecticut River Valley. Cryan is our Train Artist in Residence through February 20 with the Annual Holiday Train Show and has been painting maritime and railroad subjects for over thirty years. Steven Cryan graduated from Paier College of Arts in the early 70s. Since that time, he has painted maritime…

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