The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is proud to join in the Connecticut Office of Tourism’s 9th annual Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 8th. All Connecticut children ages 11 and under can enjoy a free ride on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat when accompanied by an adult. Free children’s tickets can be claimed at the ticket booth on Open House Day. Trips depart at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm.
The one-day statewide Open House event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art and tourism and to encourage residents to discover or rediscover all that is happening in our state. By offering free children’s rides, the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat hopes to encourage exploration of the Connecticut River Valley and inspire appreciation for local history.
An adult passenger with a valid Connecticut Driver’s License must accompany children riding free. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information visit essexsteamtrain.com or ctvisit.com.