Latest Past Events

“Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies” Exhibit Opening

Experience the growing, harvesting, and historical process of making cocoa in Westport Museum’s hands-on exhibition that explores the connection between chocolate and Westport’s mercantile past in the 18th and 19th century. Learn more about the history of the cocoa industry in the American colonies and how the Saugatuck River and other regional waterways supported this … Read More

Buried In Our Past Podcast, Episode 2: The War at Home 

Ration cards, Air Wardens and pinup girls. Hear the hidden stories of daily life during World War II in Westport, Connecticut and towns like it, with a special focus on untold stories of local teens and their contributions to the war effort.  Buried in Our Past is a podcast about the histories all around us … Read More

A Christmas Carol Live Dramatic Reading 

Mr. Charles Dickens reads A Christmas Carol, his classic yuletide tale of holiday redemption. Join us in our unique 19th century barn to hear Julliard trained actor, Greg Porretta, read the rousing story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a host of holiday ghosts and the beloved Tiny Tim. Enjoy some cocoa and treats while you listen to … Read More