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To continually engage in scholarly research and examination of Westport’s history as part of the larger American story in order to encourage interest in recognizing and preserving the records, relics and historic sites of the Town of Westport and vicinity, thereby encouraging a holistic view of local and national history that is inclusive of the histories of all people and groups represented in American heritage

Westport Quilt Square Scavenger Hunt

Westport Quilt Square Scavenger Hunt

Special Event

Friday, July 15th, 2022 – Friday, August 19th, 2022

All Day

Riddle me this! Can you find all 18 of the Museum’s town history “quilt” squares? Hidden around town at partner locations are 12”x12” beautifully designed artworks inspired by town monuments, buildings and industries mimicking the quilt style. …Read More

#WhatsYourWestport?

#WhatsYourWestport?

Free Event

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 – Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

All Day

Westport is a town with a lot to offer: beautiful beaches, shopping, art, music, dining and history. There’s lots to love in Westport and Westport Museum for History & Culture wants residents and visitors to share exactly what they most adore about the town by …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Sculptures

Tuesday Treasure: Sculptures

Tuesday Treasure

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Take a peek at some of the Museum’s examples of sculpture, ranging from plaster busts by famous artists, to depictions of Westport residences cast in metal. Get a behind the scenes look at not only the two and three-dimensional forms but also the tools used to create them.  …Read More

Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial Ground

Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial Ground

Walking Tour

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Survey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery. Discover gravestones belonging …Read More

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Honor Your Loved Ones with a Brick! Click here to order.

Join us for a free summer! Admission to the museum is free from July 1st – September 5th with the support of Connecticut Humanities and the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the federal ARPA.

Enjoy new extended hours! We’re open until 7 pm on Thursdays and 11-5 pm Sundays.