Tuesday Treasure: The War Between the States

A time of great upheaval, when brother fought brother, encapsulated the Civil War. View artifacts and archival materials from this tumultuous period and learn more about the Connecticut men who served.  Tuesday Treasures are a Westport Museum programming series showcasing objects from the collection not normally on public view. See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and … Read More

History Happy Hour! Vintage Cocktails Weekly

Raise a glass to the past with our new vintage cocktail series produced with CTbites. Follow along and learn how to make these classics along with history you can drink to. We’ll upload a new video every week to our Facebook page and on CTBites.com.  To follow along the recipes are available here!

Tuesday Treasure: Era of Machines

Take a step back in time to when Westport’s river banks were lined with factories, and industry was growing as rapidly as the train lines. See collections objects from factories in town like the Saugatuck Button Factory, and Embalmers Supply Company. Hear how the Kemper Tannery on the site of what is today, Westport Country Playhouse, used to employ men and women in the leather … Read More

History Happy Hour! Vintage Cocktails Weekly

Raise a glass to the past with our new vintage cocktail series produced with CTbites. Follow along and learn how to make these classics along with history you can drink to. We’ll upload a new video every week to our Facebook page and on CTBites.com.  To follow along the recipes are available here!