Welcome to the Mill Museum
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Second Sunday Guided Tours
July 14 – New Exhibit:
History of Windham and Willimantic in Maps
Exhibit runs through mid September.
Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.and by appointment. Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178 www.millmuseum.org
Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178
July 15 – Museum Lyceum…
Famous Stories in Windham History presented by Bev York. Discover some famous and little known stories from Windham history. Did you know that the first American medicinal patent was for Dr. Lee’s Bilious Pills in 1796? 4 p.m. by donation. For more information Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178
July 22 Mill of the Month…
…program visits Stafford Springs. For more information Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178
July 22 – Spinning Bee
Monthly drop in bee held every fourth Saturday year round. Bring your spinning wheel or any other fiber art project ie knitting. free event 10 to 1 p.m. bring lunch Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178
Saturdays at the Mill Museum
1st Saturdays at 1 p.m. Hysterical Historicals
If you love Willimantic history come by for an informal meeting. There is discussion and show and tell about local history. Bring mystery photos, family letters, business mementos to evoke memories. Free. Coffee.
2nd Saturdays at 2 p.m. Kids’ Club
Kids Club is designed for school-aged children from age 5 to 12. Younger children are welcome to participate with their parents. The programs are planned by Bev York, the Museum’s Director of Education. Events are open to non-members at a small fee.
3 rd Saturdays at Museum Lyceum
A new topic of interest every month
4 th Saturdays Spinning / Fiber Arts –
Every 4th Saturday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your spinning wheel or your knitting and drop by for this Spinning get together. Organized by professional weaver Peggy Church (email firstname.lastname@example.org).
4 th Saturdays Mill of the Month
Each month we visit and learn about area Mills.