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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Savin Rock Museum opening for season May 29

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WEST HAVEN, May 15, 2019 — The Savin Rock Museum, which chronicles West Haven’s 371-year history, will open for the season May 29.

The museum, based in the lower level of the Savin Rock Conference Center at 6 Rock St., will open from 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug. 29. In September, the museum will open from 1-4 p.m. Saturdays.

Admission costs $4, or $2 for adults 60 and older and children under 12. Group tours for 10 or more cost $25.

The museum displays artifacts from the old Savin Rock amusement park and its fire service, Engine & Hose Company 1, as well as Colonial pieces.

It also has a theater and learning center with exhibits, events and notable city figures, including 1933 Miss America Marian Bergeron and World War II Medal of Honor recipient William A. Soderman.

The gift shop sells official Savin Rock memorabilia; call museum volunteer Norma Kahl at 203-934-7234 to arrange a group tour. For information, call the same number and leave a message.

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