The Connecticut River Museum is located on the riverfront in Essex Village. The museum is open year round with exhibits and activities for visitors of all ages. Come discover the nature and history of the Connecticut River. Climb aboard the interactive Turtle submarine replica, explore the River on a boat cruise, travel the length of the river in our aerial photography and mural gallery and much more!
The Museum also offers summer camps, school workshops, homeschool programs, lectures, events and actvities for adult and family audiences. Seasonal programs include summer schooner cruises, winter EagleWatch boat tours, canoe/kayak paddles, classic boat show and others. Check the calendar for the latest programs and exhibits.