Welcome to The Mill Museum! / Bienvenidos al Museo Molino!

Welcome to the Mill Museum

Video by Shane Goodrich

Second Sunday Guided Tours

20140923_122559Take a guided tour of the Mill Museum every Second Sunday of the Month. Our knowledgeable Museum Staff Historians will transport you to another time and place. 2:00 pm  on every Second Sunday.

 July 14 –  New Exhibit:
History of  Windham and Willimantic in Maps

Discover  325 years of Windham history through visual interpretations in aMap series of maps from the museum archives.

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 peggy.church@earthlink.net).

4 th Saturdays Mill of the Month

Each month we visit and learn about area Mills.

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