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

Video by Shane Goodrich

Current  Exhibit: “Unraveled Threads:
Deindustrialization, Postindustrialization, and the transformation of Connecticut’s Mill Towns, 1876-Present.”

Exhibit through September 23  open during regular hours Fri. Sat. Sun. 10 to 4

SHOP_BrassValley-600x465September 15th – Museum Lyceum:
“The Brass Valley”

Talk and book signing by Emery Roth ll author of “Brass Valley, The Fall of an American Industry.”  4 p.m.  Donations welcome. Mill Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic  860-456-2178

September 23rd – Boston Freedom Trail…FreedomTrail

Join the Mill Museum on a Coach Trip to visit some of the sites were American independence was born.      Call about reservations 860-456-2178.    Cost is $48 per person.

TitleMillMonthClick here for the Mill of the Month full year schedule! 

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Hauntings: Unearthly Tales from Connecticut’s Past
Exhibition September 30 through November 18

 Sept 29 and  30 and Oct, 5 and 6, Evening Event; includes a tour with performances about the history of the haunted places in the state.  Arrive between 7:00 and 9:30; $10 per person

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Take 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.

 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.

3rd Saturdays at Museum Lyceum

A new topic of interest every month

4th 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 peggychurch@earthlink.net).

4th Saturdays Mill of the Month

Each month we visit and learn about area Mills.

 

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