Spooktober

A series of programs that bring forward the ghoulish past of Westport!

Join WM for a month-long exploration of strange and eerie history with Spooktober – the spookiest time of the year! Celebrate the original holiday of All Hallows Eve with the month-long slate of family friendly events.

Join us for the whole month with a month-long ticket below or a single event, tickets available by clicking through to the particular event.

October 1, 2019

See some uniquely creepy objects from the museum’s collection and hear their stories from a museum staff member

October 1, 2019
October 5, 2019

Hay rides, tarot reader, festive treats, pumpkin decorating and hear Mr. Washington Irving read from his book The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 5, 2019
October 19, 2019

Meet at Greens Farms Lower Cemetery and learn about gravestone designs through the years and what they represent

October 19, 2019
October 20, 2019

A hospital known for its bucolic grounds and wholesome recreation, Westport Sanitarium catered to elite clients suffering from nervous and other disorders. The site of some unusual events over its multi-decade history, first as a private home, tour-goers will learn about Winslow’s Park unusual past

October 20, 2019

Scenes from our Spookotber 2018!

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