Current Events

Prepay here, on the Mill Museum website, via the links above or e-mail to reserve and pay.


PLEASE PRE-PAY or bring exact cash.  The staff can not make change at the site.

The tours start promptly.  Parking may be limited.

Participants should caravan or carpool.Bring water & snacks.

For the safety of our patrons, volunteers and staff, all upcoming  activities will continue to be “masks only” until we feel everyone is vaccinated and we all are truly clear of Covid-19.

Holiday Shop

December 4, 5, 11 and 12 from 10am-4pm

Please come visit The Holiday Shop and support both the museum and local artisans on December 4, 5, 11 and 12 from 10am-4pm in Dugan's second floor building at 411 Main Street in Willimantic. Finish your shopping for the holidays, support local artisans and support your favorite museum with one stop!

Mill of the Month: Rossie Mill

December 11th at 1pm

The Mill of the Month is Rossie Velvet Mill. Discover the rich history of velvet manufacturing in Willimantic in a brisk but short walking tour from the Mill Museum to view the exterior of the former Rossie Velvet Manufacturing building. Leaves Mill Museum at 1:00 p.m. $10.00 cash at tour. No pre-registration necessary.

Drop-In Spinning Bee

December 18, 10am-1pm

Drop-in Spinning Bee with Peggy Church. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Mill Museum’s Dugan Hall, 3 Union St., Willimantic. Stop by and bring your wheel. Vaccinations required. All skill levels and visitors are welcome. Free admission. For information, directions, or just to let us know you're coming, email

Teddy Bear Kid’s Club

December 18th at 2pm

Bring your Bear to the Mill Museum for a Holiday party. Discover that Americans celebrate many traditions that come from all around the world. Includes craft and piñata. Masks and distancing are required. Free but donations appreciated. Event is held in Dungan Hall, Union Street.

Giftwrapping Fundraiser

December 18-24, 10am-9pm daily

Need any gifts wrapped? Find us in the East Brook Mall from December 18-24th from 10am-9pm. We do the work and provide all the wrapping materials! Donations appreciated. We are also looking for volunteers! Contact us at for information.

A Very Merry "UnChristmas" Virtual Celebration

December 21st at 7pm on Zoom

Come all ye scrooges! Learn how the early European settlers of New England treated the holiday of Christmas, and how the Puritans handled this new merry affair in a not-so merry way. $12 for Members, $15 for non-members

Member Tickets

Non-Member Tickets