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Westport Museum for History and Culture

Address: 
25 Avery Place
Westport , CT , 06880
Phone: 203-222-1424
41° 8' 27.2256" N, 73° 21' 6.408" W
Contact name: 
Nicole Carpenter, Education & Programs Director
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Westport Museum for History & Culture, has been a cultural and educational organization dedicated to preserving, presenting and celebrating the history of Westport since its founding in 1889. Our mission is to continually engage in scholarly research and examination of Westport’s history as part of the larger American story in order to encourage interest in recognizing and preserving the records, relics and historic sites of the Town of Westport and vicinity, thereby encouraging a holistic view of local and national history that is inclusive of the histories of all people and groups represented in American heritage.

The award-winning Westport Museum for History & Culture shares engaging, interactive and inclusive humanities content. Westport Museum has received local, regional and national awards for ground-breaking exhibits that explore American history using events from Westport’s own past. Check the Museum's website for upcoming events, membership, and donation opportunities. 

 

Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
History, Hands-on

Location:

25 Avery Place
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

2032221424

Into the Sanitarium Escape Room (Ages 8+)

Dates: 
04/23/2024
04/24/2024
04/25/2024
Time: 
11:30AM-8:00PM

Location:

25 Avery Place
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

(203) 222-1424

Dress Construction Viewing

Dates: 
04/24/2024
05/08/2024
Time: 
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location:

25 Avery Place
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

2032221424

Destination Westport: Black Stories

Dates: 
06/19/2024
09/28/2024
Time: 
June 19th: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sept 28th: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Location:

25 Avery Place
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

2032221424

Exhibition Curator Tour: “Playful Pastimes”

Dates: 
09/12/2024
Time: 
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm