February and March are prime viewing for visiting eagles and other birds wintering along the lower Connecticut River Valley. Bring your binoculars and climb aboard Project Oceanology’s Enviro Lab III for a cruise on the river and discover the beauty of the River in winter. The EagleWatch season also includes the Eagles of Essex exhibit at the museum and programs and activities.
February 1: EagleWatch Season kickoff
- Family activities in the galleries, free with museum admission
- Boat Cruises on the River (see below for more information)
- Live Birds of Prey program at Essex Town Hall at 3pm presented by A Place Called Hope. Free program, donations accepted.
Feb 8 amd March 1: Bird Photography programs by Stanley Kolber at 1:30. Free with museum admission. Seating is limited, please call to reserve a spot.
Boat Cruises will depart from the Connecticut River Museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Schedule and Fees
January 31 – March 16
Boat departures on Fridays at 1:00 PM; Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
$40 per person. CRM members $35 per person. Includes free admission to the Museum’s exhibits and galleries.
Advance reservations strongly suggested. All departures subject to weather conditions. Safety policies prohibit anyone under the age of six on board.
Please call 860.767.8269 x110 for more information or to make a reservation.