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Connecticut River Museum, Essex

(4.4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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  • This is a very well put together museum - lots of interesting history, particularly of a War of 1812 battle that is not well known. We also enjoyed the train exhibit on the top floor that is there cer...  more »
  • This gem of a museum shows the past and present of what the native Americans called the "Long Tidal River." Most Connecticut residents don't realize how large the shipbuilding industry was. In additio...  more »
  • A fall trip to the River Museum in Essex was a delight in everyway. The staff was helpful and enthusiatic....the displays well done and interesting. We added a one hour river sail on the schooner Mary...  more »
  • Great museum, lots of things to do including kayaking, and very knowledgeable staff. The exhibits change about 4 times a year.
  • Great local museum at a great location. Many displays, interesting stories and artifacts.
  • Cool place
  • Great place to visit and gather historic information
  • Great content and location