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View of Connecticut River Museum, Essex
View of Connecticut River Museum, Essex
The Connecticut River Museum, a National Historic Register site, provides education exhibits and programs describing the past uses and conditions of the Connecticut River. The grounds, including a waterfront access pier, are open to the public without fee and provide an exceptional location to enjoy the River, or to fish.


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 Location
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Essex, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road and proceed an extremely short distance. Turn right onto West Avenue and continue for under 0.5 miles. Bear right onto Champlin Square/West Avenue and then bear slightly to the left while remaining on West Avenue. Then turn left onto South Main Street and continue straight. Next, bear right onto Essex Square, and then quickly bear right again onto Main Street. Proceed on Main Street to its terminus -- the entrance to the Connecticut River Museum parking facility will be on the left.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road and proceed an extremely short distance. Turn right onto West Avenue and continue for under 0.5 miles. Bear right onto Champlin Square/West Avenue and then bear slightly to the left while remaining on West Avenue. Then turn left onto South Main Street and continue straight. Next, bear right onto Essex Square, and then quickly bear right again onto Main Street. Proceed on Main Street to its terminus -- the entrance to the Connecticut River Museum parking facility will be on the left.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Accessibility
Parts of the site offering views of the water are wheelchair accessible. Some facilities/uses listed may not be fully accessible to the mobility-impaired.
 Site Contact Information
Website -Connecticut River Museum
Address -67 Main Street
 Essex, CT 06426
 Facilities
Access PierAccess Pier
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
Historic, Cultural InterestHistoric, Cultural Interest
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Tidal RiverTidal River

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