11th Annual Illuminating the Past Lantern Tour

October 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

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 4 pm to pick-up your goodie bag with tricks and treats, as well as your virtual tour code to start your ghostly journey. 

With your code you receive access to seasonal Westport themed games and activities, and not one eerie escapade but three! 

Tickets begin at $30 (Access to online tour only) $40 includes access code, Buried In Our Past book and two goodie bags. Each additional goodie bag $10. Reservations are required, register online here

The Virtual Tour Code will be accessible from 2pm on Halloween to 11:30pm on November 1st.  

Tickets are nonrefundable. In the event you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and will happily issue you a donation receipt. 


Tuesday Treasure: Collaborative Halloween Episode!

October 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm 6:30 pm

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 organization will showcase an eerie object from their collection not normally on public view. 

See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and impactful artifacts in our community with these local history organizations.  

This is a free program and can be viewed online on the museums page here.