Connecticut River Museum

67 Main St.
Essex, CT 06426- Map It
Phone: (860) 767-8269

AAA Editor Notes

Connecticut River Museum is at 67 Main St. on the Connecticut River. Exhibits relate to New England's Great River and feature steamboats, shipbuilding and archeology. Guests can climb aboard the 1776 Turtle submarine, view aerial photos and a whimsical mural and learn the stories of the people and the river. Changing exhibits and seasonal boat tours and kayak rentals are offered.
$10; $8 (ages 65+); $7 (students with ID); $6 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day-Columbus Day; Tues.-Sun. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.