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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

Summer Camp Registration with Westport Museum

Summer Camp Registration with Westport Museum

Special Event

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 – Monday, August 7th, 2023

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

American history comes alive through the fun activities with Westport Museum’s weeklong summer camp sessions. Explore our exhibitions, craft your very own …Read More

Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Special Event

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 – Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drop in and make your own vintage valentine for the sweethearts in your life with a Westport Museum Cupid Kit. Each kit includes vintage-themed …Read More

Legacy: The Adairs of Westport

Legacy: The Adairs of Westport

Exhibit Opening

Friday, February 10th, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For nearly one hundred years Benjamin Adair and his descendants called Westport home. Likely born into slavery in North Carolina, Adair built a prosperous …Read More

Chats on the Past: Dr. Winston Allen

Chats on the Past: Dr. Winston Allen

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dusk is for delightful discussions! Join us for a Live discussion with Westport resident Dr. Winston Allen, the author of Don’t Get Mad, Get Rich. Dr. Allen will discuss his book, I Pried Open Wall Street in 1962, delving into the details of his life as the first black man to open a broker-dealer service—Creative Investor Services—on Wall Street.  …Read More