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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

Connecticut Witch Panic Escape Room

Connecticut Witch Panic Escape Room

Spooktober

Friday, September 23rd, 2022 – Sunday, October 30th, 2022

12:00 am

Our escape room runs from October 2nd through October 30th. Time slots are available beginning at 11 am and run for 60 minutes.   Be they witch or warlock? Only you can find the clues to the truth.   Step into the museum’s historic seven-sided barn as 17th century investigators tasked with discovering the evidence that could prove the …Read More

Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Spooktober

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Though the buildings are long gone, the site of the Westport Sanitarium—one of two in Westport—still tells the story of public health. …Read More

Destination Westport: Art from the Beyond

Destination Westport: Art from the Beyond

Walking Tour

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Ever wondered why you shouldn’t walk on a grave? Or why there are so many skulls on tombstones? Do you know the story of Connecticut’s witch trials?  …Read More

Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Walking Tour

Sunday, October 16th, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore diverse experiences as you explore the riverside neighborhood of Saugatuck. Situated at the mouth of the Saugatuck River at the Long Island Sound, the area has been historically significant from before European colonization, through the 20th century. Explore commerce, including the Atlantic trade, as well as 19th and early 20th century immigrant and …Read More