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Essex, Connecticut

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Villages of Essex

The historic villages of Essex (Centerbrook, Essex & Ivroyton)

Essex, CT Historic Districts

Connecticut River Museum

Housed in an 1878 Steamboat Dock warehouse located on the waterfront, the museum tells the Connecticut River Valley story in four galleries, with a working reproduction of the American Turtle, America?

Essex, CT Museums

Griswold Inn

1776 inn with an outstanding art collection, riverboat decor, furnished with antiques. 31 rooms with private bath (14 suites, eight with fireplace)

Essex, CT Lodging

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Ride

Ride in 1920's coaches pulled by an authentic steam locomotive. Then, board the river boat Becky Thatcher and cruise along the Connecticut River. Gift shop, snack shop, special events. Dinner train (May-Oct.)

Essex, CT Excursions

Pratt House (c.1732)

Historic house built in sections throughout the 18

Essex, CT Historic Homes

Things to do near Essex, CT

Governor's Residence Tours

Elegant Colonial Revival home built in 1909 has served as the Residence to Connecticut's Governors and their families since 1...

Chester/Hadlyme Ferry

Selden III , a ferry that crosses the scenic Connecticut River near Gillette Castle State Park, carries 8 to 9 cars per trip ...

Center for the Arts

Davison Art Center features prints and photographs in the historic Alsop House (1838). Center includes the Zilkha Gallery?s c...

Fort Saybrook Monument Park

17-acre park with storyboards depicting the history of the Saybrook Colony, founded in 1635; panoramic views of the mouth of ...

Smyth's Trinity Farm

Working dairy farm that pasteurizes and bottles its milk, tour dairy barn and farm store, guided tours by appt....