“Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies” Exhibit Opening

March 1st, 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.   


Sponsored by American Heritage Chocolate


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.