Programs

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Connecticut Witch Panic Escape Room

Connecticut Witch Panic Escape Room

Spooktober

Friday, September 23 - October 30, 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

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Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Spooktober

Saturday, October 8, 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.

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Destination Westport: Art from the Beyond

Destination Westport: Art from the Beyond

Walking Tour

Saturday, October 15, 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? 

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Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Walking Tour

Sunday, October 16, 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

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Pages Through the Ages: " A Gentleman in Moscow”

Pages Through the Ages: ” A Gentleman in Moscow”

Pages Through The Ages

Thursday, October 20, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers, soon to be a major television series! From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Lincoln Highway and Rules of Civility, a beautifully transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.

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Destination Westport: Hidden History, Dark Past

Destination Westport: Hidden History, Dark Past

Spooktober

Friday, October 21, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sneak along the paths of downtown as you hear curious tales from the darker side of Westport’s past. Care for a stroll along the waters that once contained

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Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Spooktober

Saturday, October 22, 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.

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Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories

Walking Tour

Saturday, October 22, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 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

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Destination Westport: Hidden History, Dark Past

Destination Westport: Hidden History, Dark Past

Spooktober

Thursday, October 27, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sneak along the paths of downtown as you hear curious tales from the darker side of Westport’s past. Care for a stroll along the waters that once contained

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Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Free Event

Saturday, November 5, 2022

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month. 

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Colonial Field Day

Colonial Field Day

Free Event

Sunday, November 6, 2022

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ever wondered how to play hoop and stick? Or pickle a vegetable? What about spinning yarn? 

 

Bring the whole family for free to see for yourself! Take part in activities that were

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Destination Westport: The Path of Patriots Tour

Destination Westport: The Path of Patriots Tour

Walking Tour

Saturday, November 12, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am

On July 8, 1779, during the war for Independence, British soldiers attacked Green’s Farms, burning buildings to the ground. Learn about Westport’s role in the American Revolution, by visiting the gravestones of those who served during the war for Independence

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Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Free Event

Saturday, December 3, 2022

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month. 

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