“Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies” Exhibit Opening

February 24th, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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.   

 

Enjoy late hours to view this new exhibit and light refreshments. 

 

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Exhibit openings are free but we’d appreciate your support! Suggested donation of $5, continues our unique exhibitions.  Visit our donation form.