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Upcoming Programs

The History and Future of the New York Subways

Community Partnership

Monday, October 26th, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Most of us have ridden the New York subways and some may even be missing those rides now. Learn about the fascinating history of New York City’s subway system …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Collaborative Halloween Episode!

Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Celebrate the spirit of the season with a special episode of the Westport Museum’s Tuesday Treasures programming series online, held in collaboration with Fairfield Museum & History Center, Weston Historical Society and Wilton Historical Society. Each history organization will showcase an eerie object from their collection not normally on public view.  …Read More

11th Annual Illuminating the Past Lantern Tour

Virtual Event

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WM proudly presents the virtual return of its annual lantern tour illuminating Westport’s past. Creep through the cemetery virtually with your lantern and discover Westport’s most notable dearly departed residents. Meet us at the museum on Halloween between 2 and 4 pm to pick-up your goodie bag with tricks and treats, as well as your virtual tour code to start your ghostly journey.  …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Campaign Buttons

Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Take a break from the election coverage to see some of the promotional buttons used by local and national candidates from the past. Guess who used a red elephant, and what did the 81st governor of Connecticut use for his campaign? Find out online!  …Read More

Announcements

Honor Your Loved Ones with a Brick!

WM will be closed due to the COVID-19 virus following the closure protocol for the Westport School System


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