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Connecticut River Museum

67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

The Connecticut River Museum is a U.S. educational and cultural institution based at Steamboat Dock in Essex, Connecticut that focuses on the marine environment and maritime heritage of the Connecticut River Valley . It's located in a restored 1878 steamboat warehouse. It includes a full-scale replica of Turtle, the first American submarine, which was constructed in Essex in 1776 for use against the British in the American Revolution. .

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