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Connecticut River Museum

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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426

November 2018

Connecticut River Museum’s Annual Train Show

November 16, 2018 - February 19, 2019
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Connecticut River Museum's Annual Train Show

The magic returns to the Connecticut River Museum with the 25th Annual Holiday Train Show running from November 16th through February 19th, 2019.. This family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors can also challenge themselves with the I-SPY scavenger hunt for objects hidden with the displays and throughout the exhibit gallery. Smaller visitors set can get hands-on at…

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February 2019

Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises (Connecticut River Museum)

February 10 - March 24
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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RiverQuest has teamed up with the Connecticut River Museum for their winter cruises! With this partnership, you not only get to enjoy the river and its wildlife from the water, but also the entire museum and their special Eagles of Essex exhibit. Come out of your winter doldrums and experience the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River during this wonderful time of year! It is so different than it is any other time of the year. There are…

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