Bittersweet: Chocolate in the American Colonies
August 17 – November 11
Experience the growing, harvesting, and historical process of making cocoa in Westport Museum’s hands-on exhibition that explores the connection between chocolate and Westport’s mercantile past in the 18th and 19th century. Learn more about the history of the cocoa industry in the American colonies and how the Saugatuck River and other regional waterways supported this trade.
This exhibit is included in the ticket price for visitors. It is on display until November 11, 2023.