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Chats on the Past: Stephen James

Chats on the Past: Stephen James

Virtual Event

Friday, March 5th, 2021 – Friday, March 5th, 2021

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us for a Live discussion with author Stephen James, the award-winning author of American Stew: Hope in a Toxic Culture.  …Read More

Connecticut's Hidden History: 1640-1848 (HS-542)

Connecticut’s Hidden History: 1640-1848 (HS-542)

Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 – Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

This University of Connecticut Osher Lifelong Learning Institute course explores notable events and periods in Connecticut history through untold or unknown stories of the people and places which participated. …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Hang on to Your Hats

Tuesday Treasure: Hang on to Your Hats

Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 – Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Today, headwear is usually limited today to baseball caps, headbands and the occasional sunhat or beanie. But for much of human history hats were a regular part of attire, both for practical use and fashionable expression. Join us as we journey back to a time when hats were all the rage, …Read More

Momentous Munitions: Special Presentation from the Museum Collection

Momentous Munitions: Special Presentation from the Museum Collection

Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 – Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Artillery, armaments, and equipment are an essential part of a soldier or law keepers' role throughout history. Get a snapshot of the Westport Museum collection of armaments  …Read More

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


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