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Welcome to the Mill Museum Video

Address: 411 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 Phone: 860-456-2178 Email: Hours of Operation: Fri, Sat & Sun  – 10 am – 4 pm


The Windham Textile and History Museum (The Mill Museum of Connecticut), located in the historic former headquarters of the American Thread Company of Willimantic, Connecticut, is a non-profit educational institution housing a museum, a library, and an archive. Through its exhibits, programs, and collections, the museum preserves and interprets the history of textiles, textile arts and the textile industry, with special emphasis on the experiences of the craftspeople, industrial workers, manufacturers, inventors, designers, and consumers. The museum also promotes greater understanding of major trends and changes in technology, economy, immigration, society, environment, and culture that shaped Connecticut, New England, and the United States from the colonial period to the present.


  • Executive Director, Jamie Eves
  • Educational Director, Bev York
  • Collections Manager, Rita Allen


  • Dawn Bakke (President)
  • Kira Holmes (Vice President)
  • Diana Perkins (Secretary)
  • Claire Lary (Treasurer)
  • Andrea Ader
  • Michael Ader
  • Shane Goodrich
  • Pam Horrocks
  • Faith Kenton
  • Chelsey Knyff
  • John Knyff
  • Corey Krohn
  • Suzanne LaTulipe
  • Kathy Miller
  • Paula Sullivan