Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial Ground

Survey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery. Discover gravestones belonging to everyday citizens as well as prominent individuals and families.  Meet on the southernmost entrance of the cemetery along Evergreen Avenue, a … Read More

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.   Seeking respite from their whirlwind … Read More

The History and Future of the New York Subways

Most of us have ridden the New York subways and some may even be missing those rides now. Learn about the fascinating history of New York City’s subway system–and history’s lessons about remaking its future and what the … Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Collaborative Halloween Episode!

Celebrate the spirit of the season with a special episode of the Westport Museum’s Tuesday Treasures programming series online, held in collaboration with Fairfield Museum & History Center, Weston Historical Society and Wilton Historical Society. Each history … Read More

11th Annual Illuminating the Past Lantern Tour

WM proudly presents the virtual return of its annual lantern tour illuminating Westport’s past. Creep through the cemetery virtually with your lantern and discover Westport’s most notable dearly departed residents. Meet us at the museum on Halloween between 2 and … Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Campaign Buttons

Take a break from the election coverage to see some of the promotional buttons used by local and national candidates from the past. Guess who used a red elephant, and what did the 81st governor of Connecticut use for his campaign? … Read More

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.   Seeking respite from their whirlwind … Read More